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Itching Reaction to Birth Control???

Posted 27 Aug 2016 1 answer

I'm 26, and I've just recently begun taking birth control for the first time, as I'm getting married in 3 months. I started off with Gildess, which is a generic form of Loestrin I believe and was on it for 2 months. I experienced lots of water retention, mood swings, loss in sex ...

Gildess FE 1/20, Haven't had a period in 2 months?

Posted 14 Mar 2014 1 answer

I started taking birth control (Gildess FE) December 2012, when I turned 18. This medication has greatly reduced the flow of my periods and has made them completely painless, the only problem has ever been the fact that I have never had a period while on the placebo. It always happens on the exact ...

I'm on Gildess Fe 1/20 birth control, am I pregnant?

Posted 18 Mar 2015 1 answer

I've been on Gildess Fe 1/20 for about 7 months. It's a generic version of Loestrin Fe. My 5th month I had a really light period, and last month my period completely skipped. I kept getting discharge thinking it was my period. Me and my boyfriend use condoms every now and then, but even ...

Can having sex a few days before you start your week of placebo pills effect when?

Posted 19 Aug 2016 1 answer

you are supposed to start your period? i take my birth control pills (gildess fe 1/20) everyday just not at the same time but i had unprotected sex 3 days before i started taking my week of placebo pills (currently on day 2 of 7 placebo pills) could this possibly effect when my "period" ...

Gildess Fe 1/20 - Will Gildess come back on the market following the recall?

Posted 11 Nov 2016 1 answer

The recall was because of packaging issues and a bad batch as far as I understand. Will they eventually start selling it again. I had no issues and all generics of it I gave since tried have had terrible side effects like breast tenderness and weight gain which never happened with Gildess

I haven't taken my birth control in a week!?

Posted 7 Mar 2015 2 answers

Okay so the last pack I got I was three weeks late taking it due to financial issues, I was told to start on a new day so I did. After I finished the same pack again my financial issues got in my way and I was supposed to start Tuesday (March 3) and its now late at night Friday the 6th. Do I need ...

Gildess Fe 1/20 - Can't remember if u took my pill?

Posted 24 Aug 2015 2 answers

I take gildess birth control every day, I took it out today to prepare it but can't find it. Not sure if I took it or not. Should I take another one? Is it OK to skip oNE day?

Gildess Fe 1/20 - What are the effects on libido?

Posted 2 Jan 2016 1 answer

I am switching from Lo Estrin to Gildess. It is a 10 mg increase. What has been your experience with the change, if any, in your libido? Weight gain? Breast size increase? Mood swings? Any information would help! Thank you!

Could I still ovulate on my last placebo pill with no period?

Posted 8 Mar 2016 1 answer

I've been taking Gildess fe 1/20 for 2 years and I've noticed my periods becoming so light they're nonexistant. A week ago on (2-28-2016) my boyfriend and I had unprotected sex and he came in me. I was on my last placebo pill and I had not had my period that week. Is it possible that ...

What do I do when I'm done with my active white pills? Also brown discharge?

Posted 24 Mar 2015 1 answer

I'm taking Gildess FE 1/20 and my doctor told me to start the pills the first Sunday after I get my peiod. I've just started taking this at the beginning of this month and i'm on my last week of active pills. I've also been getting brown discharge but idk if i'm getting my ...

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