Asked • 04/29/19

Do combined oral contraceptives cause weight gain?

I started Lo Loestrin Fe (a combined estrogen-progestin oral contraceptive pill) about 4 months ago. The first month on it, I got my period. The second month, I did not. The third month I got it. Now, its my fourth month and I am supposed to start today but haven't. I have been to the doctors recently and also noticed that I gained 4 pounds. Do combined oral contraceptives cause weight gain?

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McKenzie B. answered • 04/30/19

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