Serious Complications of Oral Birth Control Pill: “SEA CASH”

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Cigarette smoking increases the risk of serious side effects from oral contraceptives, including heart attacks, blood clots, and strokes. This risk is higher for women over 35 years of age and heavy smokers (15 or more cigarettes per day). If you take oral contraceptives, you should not smoke.

Serious Complications of Oral Birth Control Pill: “SEA CASH”

  • Severe leg pain
  • Eye problems
  • Abdominal pain
  • Chest pain
  • Acne
  • Swelling of ankles and feet
  • Headaches which are severe