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Reaction between desogestrel and lamotrigine

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Brand new here because I'm trying to find some more info on reactions before I go to doctors..

I think it is a reaction between desogestrel (the pill) and lamotrigine.

But for a good few months for a while now I've had stomach issues. I've been thinking it's just a food type allergen. I have blood tests I need to get done I just wanted to know if anyone has had the same.
I started on the pill in November and been on Lamotrigine for a couple of years. From about Jan I've been feeling nauseous..but it was usually after food like cheese that set it off...
The last two weeks a couple of times the pain in my right lower side of my stomach has been very sharp and short. No.2 has been slightly flaky for a while but back to normal..and a little dot of blood but only once. (The last time it did that I'd just cabonora sauce.. hence the food allergen concern..i doubled over.) Then I've been having a fluttering feeling along the left.


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replied May 2nd, 2017
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Welcome to e health forum.

The possibility of allergy reaction is less likely, but is it possible that some side effects may present in your case.

Most medications including antiepileptics or hormonal medications (steroids) can have various side effects including those that you are concerned about. But they could very well be part of normal body physiological issues in normal individuals too.

A proper assessment and a physical examination will help to make a proper diagnosis.

Consult your doctor for a proper opinion.


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