Can Millinette make you depressed?
Although there is no evidence linking Millinette to depression, some women have reported side effects of depression when on the pill. If you feel depressed or start having suicidal thoughts, seek medical attention immediately.
Can Millinette cause changes to your weight?
Weight changes have been a reported side effect of taking the pill, but not all women experience this. Speak to your doctor for advice if you are concerned about any recent changes in your weight.
Does the Millinette pill stop periods?
Some women choose to take Millinette everyday without the 7 day pill break to stop having periods. This means you start each new 21 day pill strip immediately after the previous one without taking any breaks.
Can Millinette cause mood swings?
Mood changes have been reported as a side effect of taking the pill but there is no evidence confirming this.
If you experience mood changes that do not improve after 3 months of taking the pill, speak to your doctor. They may suggest trying another type of contraceptive pill.
Can Millinette give you low libido?
Some women have experienced a change in their feelings towards sexwhen on the pill. If you find it unbearable and are concerned, speak to your doctor who can advise you about considering other contraceptive options.
Can I drink while taking Millinette?
There is no known interaction between drinking alcohol and taking Millinette. It is advisable to stay within the recommended weekly drinking limits when drinking alcohol.
Can I take painkillers when taking Millinette?
It is safe to take painkillers like paracetamol when on the pill. Inform your doctor about any other medications you take or are about to take, when on the pill.
Can I take Millinette when I’m breastfeeding?
It is not advisable to take the pill when breastfeeding. Speak to your doctor for advice on other suitable contraceptive options for breastfeeding women.
Does Millinette make your breasts grow?
You may notice breast changes in the first few months of taking the pill. This is because the pill contains oestrogen which causes the breasts to become tender and increase in size.
Does Millinette increase your risk of blood clots?
Yes. Although the risk of developing blood clots is small when taking the pill, the risk increases for people with risk factors like smoking, being overweight, high blood pressure, diabetes or a family history of blood clots.
Does the Millinette pill help acne?
Millinette and other oral combined contraceptive pills are commonly prescribed for women in the UK, to help improve acne.
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