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Ovarian pain. Possible endometriosis and cysts. Taking generess Fe. Brownish spotting. Reason?

I have been taking Generess Fe for about a month and a half now. Before beginning the pill , I was having extreme ovarian pain and pain with intercourse and was told I have cysts and possibly endometriosis . I have seen improvement in that area but in exchange have had vaginal irritation off and on. Over the past few days I have had a lot of dark brown and black discharge that at times is very thick and stringy in nature. I had a little bleeding before my period was supposed to start (on the 1st) but no period ever came. Any clue as to what is going on with me?
Asked On : Mon, 21 Jan 2013
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Irregular bleeding, spotting and sometimes heavy periods are all the side effects of the medication. This is especially so during the early months of the treatment. These usually subside in a couple of months; if not so, you may either have to change the course or the treatment strategy. Please have regular follow up with your consultant. You may get a trans-vaginal sonogram also to clarify the issue. Periodic blood counts and urinalysis should be done during treatment. Hope you find this information useful. Wish you good health.
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