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Unable to lose weight on Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo?

Hi, I started taking Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo about 4 months ago. I gained about 7 pounds due to a change in my eating habits. Recently, I've been eating healthier and less and I've been going to the gym about 3 days a week. It's been two weeks that I have been doing this and I have not lost any weight. This does not make any sense to me, as I know that I am creating a calorie deficit yet my weight has stayed the same. Could my birth control be the cause of this? Before I began taking the birth control pill, whenever I began eating less and working out more, I'd lose weight a lot faster than now.

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replied May 15th, 2009
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I had the worst time of my life shedding the weight ortho try cylclen lo made me gain. So it got to a point to where i just changed my bc pills cuz I cant afford to gain so fast without being able to lose it. So if you can, try switching to Lo Ovaral (sp) I didnt gain any weight when using that. Good luck!
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