Topic: Is this contraceptive linked to excess thirst and weight loss! Any info appreciated?
May 20, 2019 / By Basmath Question:
I've just started on the contraceptive pill Yasmin for PCOS (I was on microgynon 30 for some stupid reason, as the original Dr I saw didn't seem to understand what PCOS was *sigh* so my hirsutism and acne hasn't cleared up).
Anyway I've noticed I've been really thirsty and going pee a lot, has anyone else had this on Yasmin (or any other pill)?
Also is it true that you lose weight on Yasmin, and have you or anyone you know noticed this?
Thanks for your time!
Yeh my Dr mentioned the weight loss thing (PCOS gives ya funky hormone levels so I assume the pill evens them out or something - but only certain ones?!)
It's not a UTI - no pain, no cloudy pee, no stinging :o/
I was tested for diabetes 3 months ago and it was clear, not even pre-diabetic and my diet is healthy lol
It's more the excess thirst that worries me though - I assume I'm peeing more because I'm drinking more, but I don't get why I feel so thirsty, I only started taking the pill on Friday so I'm sure it must be linked. I was just wondering if anyone elkse had experienced it with Yasmin or other contraceptive pills, I'm seeing my Dr next week so unless I feel actually ill by then I'll leave it :]
Adelicia | 1 day ago
Weight loss or weight gain are both side effects of an oral contraceptive which contains estrogen and progestin(like Yasmin).You can read the side effects of the pill on the web site:
I can ensure you,there is nothing about thirsty.Many causes of thirsty exists except diabetes.You must talk to your doctor(so..wait a week or call him on phone and tell him your problem).
WEIGHT LOSS?!?!?! I want that contraceptive!!! Normally, birth control has the tendency to help you gain weight. If you are peeing excessively you might have a UTI or yeast infection. If you have a UTI you will have burning while urinating, and very yellow (concentrated) urine. Either way, you should see a doctor. IF you feel you are having problems "down there", you should ALWAYS see your doctor! Don't have the money? Go to planned parenthood!!!!
Also, excess thirst is linked to diabetes..AGAIN!!! talk to your doctor, no one on yahoo! Answers will have the right/comforting answer that a doctor will have!!!
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