A review of 44 studies showed no evidence that birth control pills caused weight gain in most women. And, as with other possible side effects of the pill, any weight gain is generally minimal and goes away within 2 to 3 months. If you happen to be one of those few women who put on pounds, talk to your doctor.
Does the birth control shot make you gain weight?
Depo-Provera (depot medroxyprogesterone acetate) is an effective and relatively easy form of birth control but does appear to cause weight gain for many women. 1 In fact, weight gain is frequently cited as the reason women stop using the shots.
Is Diane 35 and Brenda 35 the same?
Diane-35 is also sold in Australia under the generic names Estelle, Brenda, Juliet and Laila. Its a form of the contraceptive pill thats used to treat severe acne and hyper-androgenisation - thats when there are too many male hormones in the female body.
What does the Brenda pill do?
Brenda-35 ED is used for the treatment of signs of physical male characteristics caused by the male sex hormone, androgen, produced by the male sex hormone, androgen, produced in women in small amounts (androgenisation), such as: severe acne when other treatments have not been successful.
Does the pill make your hips wider?
The pill could be exerting subtle influences on fat – particularly where it is stored in the body. At puberty, oestrogen and progesterone are responsible for the development of typically female characteristics, such as wider hips and larger breasts, largely by changing the way fat is distributed.
How long does it take for Brenda 35 ed to work?
You will probably need to take Brenda-35 ED for about 6 months before you notice an improvement in your condition. To effectively treat your acne and excess hair you will probably need to take it for much longer. It is possible that acne and excess hair may return when treatment is stopped.