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Use and side effects of Ginette 35

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i m using metformin for last two months. got irregular periods. now doctor suggests me use of ginette 35
so is this safe to use at this age with all its side effects?
it will affect my future pregnancies?


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replied March 24th, 2009
Sexual Health - Women Answer A6099


Ginette 35 is a product that contains two substances: cyproterone and ethinil estradiol. This product is used as a birth control pill. It is used in treatment of acne, too. The side effects of Ginette 35 are the common side effects of the other birth control pills. One of the most important contraindications for taking birth control pills that contain hormones is pregnancy. Therefore, it is essential to rule out pregnancy before taking Ginette 35.


As for the future pregnancies, you should know that the menstrual cycle might need even several months to restore itself to the previous regular monthly fluctuations. During this adaptive period, it might be very hard to get pregnant. When the menstrual cycle fully recovers, there will be no more effects from taking Ginette 35.


One more thing that you should know is that the hormones in Ginette 35 might increase the blood sugar.


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