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yaz
22-08-2012, 12:01 PM
Hi, I had insulin resistance for 6 months . My last blood test showed that my insulin levels had normalized . Hwever I'm still on the medication (metformin 850mg twice a day) . What would be the best birth control pill for me ? I have tried femodene bt stopped it due to low libido. I them went on minesse n am nw tryn out yaz . With all the bad hype around yaz of stroke , hyperkaliemia and blood clots ...what would u suggest for me ?

Dr Joy Saville
24-08-2012, 10:22 AM
Unfortunately, choosing an appropriate contraceptive pill will be based largely on trial and error. I am personally using Yaz and i haven't experienced any negative side effects, however i had to go through the process of looking at different hormone combinations and strengths before finding a pill that works for me. The side effects of most contraceptive pills are very similar. My personal preference is lower dose monophasic pills. But you'll need to ask your GP about your options