I haven't been on the pill in about 16 years. I don't remember what I was taking but it made me gain weight, gave me migraines, and my boobs were so sore! After about a year I said enough of this. Is anyone taking the new form? I'm 47 years old and have very heavy periods and am anemic. While discussing my options with my gynie I can take this pill, have an ablation, or do nothing and be on an iron supplement for the rest of my life. Since I'm a little bit older I am weighing my options and then decide if I want to do anything. I definitely don't want to gain weight, that's for sure! Any input would be appreciated!