Posted by: bug | 2009/04/08

stopping/preventing break thru bleeding

hello doc,

am on nordette ive been on triphasil before but has alot of break thru bleeding i am now having break thru bleeding on nordette.

my question is how do i stop/prevent break thru bleeding? is there anything that can be done besides changing the brand?

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

Dear Bug
How long have you been using Nordette ? It may take a month or 3 before the breakthrough bleeds stop on any new pill you start using. There is not much else that you can do except to ask your doctor to change you to a pill with higher esterogen and lower progesterone in it (Femodene?).
Skipping pills, not taking the pill on the same time every day, smoking, and taking certain medications and herbal supplements are common causes of breakthrough bleeding.
Dr Bets

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.