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Birth Control shot
An_243049 posted:
I'm currently on the birth control pill, Microgestin. I've been thinking about switching to the shot but i've heard quite a few side affects that come with it....such as: weight gain, mood changes, etc. Could someone tell me the actual side affects to expect with the shot?
fcl responded:
Scroll down the page to find a list of side effects:
mbritt replied to fcl's response:

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