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December 27th, 2007, 09:49 AM
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does it make you gain weight???
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December 27th, 2007, 09:59 AM
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I had Ortho Evra and I gained about 5 pounds. I went off it because my husband didn't trust it
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December 28th, 2007, 11:39 AM
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I was on the patch a few years ago.. Honestly, I hated it. I don't remember if it made me gain weight or not, but It did fall off all the time. So I don't trust it.. and plus with all the bad things coming out about the patch, I woulldn't recommed it.. I'm actually surprised that its still on the market
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December 28th, 2007, 01:18 PM
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I was on it before I got preggo with DS #2... I gained like 10 lbs (I was on it for 2 yrs). It worked wonderfully for us! I came off the patch in Jan and at the end of Feb I got my BFP.
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December 28th, 2007, 05:39 PM
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Weight gain would be about the least of your worries. Ortho Evra contains 60% more estrogen than regular combination birth control pills, so you've got all the regular risks to worry about except with higher chance of actually experiencing them (breast cancer, blood clots, heart attack, stroke, etc.) I'm amazed it's still on the market too.
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December 28th, 2007, 07:54 PM
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I didn't gain weight with orthoevra patch,but it always falls off and it made me sick throwing up every other morning.
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