what are the draw backs of oral pills?

Asked by  | 10th Jan, 2013, 05:30: PM

Expert Answer:

The vast majority of women have only minor, transient undesired effects. Some side effects are uncommon but may be dangerous.
The various drawbacks include:
  • Heartattacks
  • Blood pressure
  • Migranes and strokes
  • Blood clots
  • Headaches
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Depression
  • Breakthrough bleeding or spotting
  • Weight gain
  • Darkening of the skin on the upper lip, under the eyes, or on the forehead
  • Does not offer any protection against sexually transmitted infections.
  • Diarrhea or vomiting
  • The pill costs more than some other methods of contraception.
  • Pills must be taken every day at the same time.

Answered by  | 11th Jan, 2013, 09:38: AM

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