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taking the pill having not had a period?

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i havent took my microgynon pill for 4 weeks and want to start it again . i havent had my period so will this have any side effects with me taking the pill having not had a period?

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replied February 25th, 2011
Menstruation Answer A20031
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It is important to know the cause for the absent periods before you start with taking the birth control pills again. If you have been sexually active after coming off the birth control pills, then possibility of pregnancy cannot be ruled out. Using hormonal contraceptives if pregnant might cause problems for the baby. Consider visiting your gynecologist for a thorough examination and blood HCG test to confirm/rule out pregnancy before your start with taking the pills again.
If pregnancy is ruled out by the blood test, then other hormonal levels might need a check to rule out any other hormonal derangements responsible for your missing periods. If thyroid hormones are off, then you need to use caution with taking hormonal birth control again.
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