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Nausea, diarrhoea, abdominal pain after intake of birth control pills - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hello! I started birth control on Sunday...i was nauseous monday and tuesday...had diarrhea wednesday and thursday...and now today i have horrible abdominal pains
User :   and i cant keep any food down.
User :   is this normal?
Doctor :  
How can I help you?
Doctor :  
User :   i have been on this birth control before...ortho tri-cyclen lo...and it didnt do this to me..that i remember anyway
Doctor :  
Did you had the tablet before food or after?
User :   before
Doctor :  
User :   i took it this morning at i have all week...and i just threw up now.
Doctor :  
it should be after the food
Doctor :  
it causes gastritis
Doctor :  
and other symptoms
User :   is it normal to have the abdominal pains...after taking it for six days already?
Doctor :  
and use an antacids now for the relief
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
stop the the drug now , the symptoms should come down
Doctor :  
and you can start the ocp's
User :   what is ocps?
Doctor :   pills, contraceptive

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