Neurology Community
loestrin 24, no period
About This Community:

This forum is for questions and support regarding neurology issues such as: Alzheimer's Disease, ALS, Autism, Brain Cancer, Cerebral Palsy, Chronic Pain, Epilepsy, Headaches, MS, Neuralgia, Neuropathy, Parkinson's Disease, RSD, Sleep Disorders, Stroke, Traumatic Brain Injury.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

loestrin 24, no period

i've been on the birth control pill loestrin 24 for about a year. its supposed to shorten periods, but i haven't had one at all since i've started this pill. my doctor said that this is fine, only it seems a little wierd/risky so if anyone knows anything about this, i'd just like a second opinion..
i've had no side effects at all or anything, just no period, no cramps, just nothing.
also, if does anyone happen to know if i can go for a few more years like this?
is it safe?
doesn't sound so to me :]
thanks.
Related Discussions
3 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
Avatar_n_tn
Hi,

Absence of menstrual bleeding (periods) during and after cessation of oral contraceptives is a known side effect ot these medications.The reported incidence for amenorrhea lasting more than 6 months after the pill is stopped is 0.8% . Therefore, amenorrhea of greater than 6 months duration after oral contraceptive use is not related to the pill use.

Hence relax, the periods will come back once you stop taking Loestrin (as it occurs in majority of cases).
Blank
Avatar_f_tn
It has been a little over 3 years since my ablation, and my uterus had collapsed because of the scar tissue. Well my OB reopened my uterus and removed all of the scar tissue and said my lining looks great now that all of the scar tissue is removed, and he said with hormone treatment it should continue to grow normally now. He has me on estradiol for a month, and then I'm supposed to take Provera for a week, and continue this treatment for 3 months. He said now he just has to get me to start having a monthly cycle, because if I don't my uterus could collapse again. He did say that my uterine lining was healthy enough to support a pregnancy, but without having a period it was unlikely I would get pregnant. He said the hormone treatment should work, because this is the treatment they give to women with irregular periods. Has anyone been on this treatment to help with conception or to restore periods?
Blank
Avatar_n_tn
I need to know it's possible after receve this bitrh control pill Loesterin 24 after this can;t be have children,please advice,cause I heard from older sister after receiving this pills possible
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Neurology Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
469720_tn?1388149949
Blank
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm-treatable... Blank
Oct 04 by Lee Kirksey, MDBlank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
The 3 Essentials to Ending Emotiona...
Sep 18 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Control Emotional Eating with this ...
Sep 04 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
Top Neurology Answerers
338416_tn?1413581329
Blank
jensequitur
Fort Worth, TX
620923_tn?1416285879
Blank
selmaS
Allentown, PA
1780921_tn?1416842066
Blank
flipper336
Chandler, AZ
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
Ball123
10389859_tn?1409925468
Blank
Foggy2
900662_tn?1380159390
Blank
johnniebear
chicago area, IL