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Recently on duramine, bleeding

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I have been on level. For 7+ years.
Recently I have been on duramine.
I have not taken the sugar pills and still on normal pills. I take them the same time every day.
But I have just been bleeding like I'm on my period but not as hevy and a fair amount of brown gunk rather then blood. A little bit of blood but no way near the usual amount.

Will this stop? It's only been around 5 days now since this has been occurring and I've been in duramine for 2 weeks.

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replied August 18th, 2014
Birth Control Answer A48809
Welcome to ehealthforum,
Change in hormonal content or dosage of your birth control pills can affect your hormonal cycle and cause bleeding abnormalities. If you are still on the active pills of your new pill pack, then the abnormal bleeding that you describe could be the breakthrough bleeding (a common side effect of hormonal pills). If worried, visit your doctor/gynecologist for further examination, evaluation, clarification and assistance. Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/gynecologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately.
Take care.

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