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Old 08-03-2003, 07:50 AM   #1
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Post Low dose pills vs. Higher dose ones

What exactly is the difference???? Are the side effects any different or what??

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Old 08-03-2003, 10:07 PM   #4
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Hello. I only know that the pills with a lower dose of estrogen cause less of some side-effects.
I think less tender breasts and less nausea are two side-effects that are lessened by lower estrogen levels.

Old 08-04-2003, 12:23 AM   #5
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With lower dose pills you are less likely to experience side-effects such as tender breasts, water retention (bloating), and perhaps moodiness and weight gain. However, none of these may occur.
Also, you are more likely to have spotting or breakthrough bleeding on lower dose pills than higher dose pills.

Keep in mind that side-effects differ from woman to woman, you may experience different problems with different ones that may or may not relate to the amount of oestrogen. Its a bit of a trial-and-error to find the most suited to you.
Hope that helped.

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