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    Sick or birth control?
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    harleyquinn47 posted:
    Hi, I used to take MonoNessa and I did great with that birth control. I tend to have heavy bleeding and extreme cramping. Last year I tried a higher dose birth control to help with the bleeding, but it tended to make me sick instead and we thought that I had gallbladder problems even. I switched back to MonoNessa and it all went away. Now that I can get my birth control everywhere, I got the generic of MonoNessa birth control called Norg-ethin Estra. This is the first month I've been on it, and I usually take it at 11 am. But I've been feeling crampy, and a little nauseous. I took a pregnancy test and I'm not pregnant (or so the test says), so I don't think it's that. Should I switch the time I take it at, or am I just getting sick? Granted it is close to my period so that cramping could be pre-period but it's a little worse then normal. Thank you for any help you can give me!
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    tlkittycat1968 responded:
    Birth control does upset some women's stomachs. If it does, try taking it at night so you're asleep during the time you would be sick.
     
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    harleyquinn47 replied to tlkittycat1968's response:
    Update: I switched to taking it at night and it really has helped so I'm glad that's all it was! Thank you for responding!


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