I am 19 and have never used birth control. But will start using Apri pretty soon. I am just a little worried about the side effects and weight gain since I have never used birth control. Do you guys recommend anything different?
25 Mar 2010
You need to think hard about whether you are ready to take an oral contraceptive pill. They are not without risks or side-effects ... but certainly have benefits.
You should not take them unless you are completely happy with your decision. In the meantime you can use condoms or abstinence!
This link may be helpful. Good luck.
25 Mar 2010
Please be sure about the pill before you start taking it. These days you still need to use a condom to protect yourself from wanted diseases. A short story my brother years ago went off on a 40 year itch left his wife,came home 1 year later remarried his wife 2 years later found out he was hiv positive got it from a female hooker no lie and died 4 years later a condon could have saved his pig head. Thanks for taking the time to read this. Hope this helps you make a decision. By the way his wife never contracted the disease thank god. Missy
- Apri Information for Consumers
- Apri Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Apri (detailed)
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
I am trying to decided whether or not to take this birth control the obgyn prescribed to help my periods be lighter and less moody. But I hear that ...
1 answer • 12 Sep 2010
I was on Seasonique for about a year, then I started getting really irregular periods and they would last a month to almost two months at a time. My ...
0 answers • 22 Aug 2011
I've been on Apri for about 4 years now. I stopped by birth control 3 months ago in hopes on conceiving a baby and no such luck. Is there a time ...
1 answer • 9 Nov 2014