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Taking Yaz, have consistent dark brown discharge, light headaches. Avoided a break as per doctor's advice. Help?

I have been taking the contraception pill called Yaz for the past 2 months. i have gone straight onto the next pack with no period as recommended by my GP. This is because I get headaches at period time and painful breast tenderness. I have had no breast tenderness but have had a dark brown discharge every day, and several light headaches. The discharge is more concerning.....and annoying! Please help. Linda
Asked On : Wed, 30 Jan 2013
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Hi Linda,
Thanks for writing to us.
Abnormal uterine bleed may be seen during first three months of OCP use. It is common side effect rarely dangerous. If it continues beyond three months, then either the drug is changed or medicines are added to counteract bleeding. I would advise that you do not discontinue Your OCP but let your treating doctor know about it at the earliest.
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Take care
Answered: Sat, 30 Nov 2013
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