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Side effect of Micronor birth control

I have been on Micronor birth control for 6 months now after being on the IUD for 5 years. I felt great on the IUD, just did not want to get another one. The problem I am having on the Micronor is that I am experiencing anxiety , depression , and fatigue. I did not feel this way prior to taking it. I take it at the same time every night. I was on Micronor before after my children were born and I felt the exact same way, I just thought it was Postpartum. Could this really be the cause?
Mon, 7 Mar 2011
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OBGYN 's  Response
Hi,
The problems you are stating could be because of pills, so have a consultation with family planning doctor and choose other method of contraception. Check your thyroid status as well, these problems are seen in hypothyroid patients as well.

Best wishes,
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Ayurveda Specialist Dr. Ram Mani Bhandari's  Response
Dear summer
Welcome to healthcaremagic
You stated that you were on oral pills and after that Intra uterine devices. Before using them dint your physicians advices about the possible side effects of them. Major to minor there is side effects of each contraceptives that you are feelg disturb in menstural blood flow, fatigue, anxiety, weight gain and so on.
Be under supervision of your doctor and get advice about the fresh complaints.
Thanks
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