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Heavy hairfall after taking Yasmin, stopped, weight gain and body hair, prescribed Femilon. Can it control weight gain ?

Hello Doctor I took Yasmin for one month. And there was heavy hairfall and I stopped after one month. I recently gained weight and there was body hair at some places. I spoke to family doc on phone , she told it might be P COD and prescribed me Femilon. I am afraid to start any oral contraceptives as it may again lead to hair fall, I am already taking homeopathic medicine for hair fall. Should i see some doc here and get ultrasound done or shd i start femilon. Will this medicine be able to control my weight ??? I am physically active otherwise do Yoga everyday and play badminton/ tennis for 30-40 mins. All this weight gain and being out of shape is actually depressing me now. Please suggest
Asked On : Sun, 7 Oct 2012
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Hi Rohi,
Thanks for writing in to Healthcare Magic!
The oral contraceptives can lead to excess weight gain in some.
The Femilon is not a weight control medicine, it is an Contraceptive with lesser dose of hormones so less likely to cause weight gain.
So you should continue the efforts to control the weight- like dieting and exercises.
Your depression will also respond to stress beating effect of physical exercises.
You should consult a gynecologist for the possibility of PCOD.
If you have any further query please let me know I would try to answer it for you.
Wish you a great health!
Answered: Thu, 11 Oct 2012
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