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Do contraceptives help in reducing severe period pains and what are their side effects?

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suzanne66 26 Nov 2009

Yes, birth control pills may help with painful periods depending on what the cause is.
See: https://www.drugs.com/enc/painful-menstrual-periods.html

You can view side-effects here for a general oral contraceptive: https://www.drugs.com/sfx/desogestrel-ethinyl-estradiol-side-effects.html

If there is a particular oral contraceptive you are interested in use this link to view its side-effect profile. https://www.drugs.com/sfx/

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