Posted by: Chris | 2011/11/28

Contraception suggestions

Hi Dr. Burger,

I have just started a new relationship and am faced with a predicament. My girlfriend has tried Yas, Yasmin and Triphesamine (excuse the spelling or word) and all three give her really bad side effects, as she get''s headaches and gets in a really bad mood.

I have thought about condoms, but she is allergic to latex, and therefore condoms are expensive. Ideally, I would really love to find a pill that works for her.

Can you please suggest a pill that may agree with her?

Thank you in advance,


Not what you were looking for? Try searching again, or ask your own question
Our expert says:
Expert ImageCyberDoc


The tablets that you have mentioned are low dose combination oral contraceptives. She will most likely experience these symptoms with all oral contraceptives and this is a contra-indication for her to use. She should consult a gynaecologist to discuss other means of contraception, like for instance intra-uterine contraceptive device.


Dr Anrich

The information provided does not constitute a diagnosis of your condition. You should consult a medical practitioner or other appropriate health care professional for a physical exmanication, diagnosis and formal advice. Health24 and the expert accept no responsibility or liability for any damage or personal harm you may suffer resulting from making use of this content.

Have your say

Thanks for commenting! Your comment will appear on the site shortly.
Thanks for commenting! Your comment will appear on the site shortly.