Ask an expert
Question

01 Jun 2011

trigestral
Hi Doc
I''m just a little concerned and hope you can give me some advice. I was on Yasmin until about 3 months ago - i''m battling to afford the R150-ish rand a month so went to my local pharmacy clinic and the sister put me onto trigestral.
I was having my period when I started on that, in the " begin in the red area"  section.
Now since I''ve changed pill I have missed the period at the end of the first and second packets I''m now 2 days into the sugary pills on packet 3 and still no period.
I have been very paranoid and taken 4 home pregnancy tests - ALL NEGATIVE.
Normally I am very regular wednesday / thursday of the sugary pills and I come on...
I''m also very depressed this month, but have no other problems no cramps, no tendar boobs, have not gained weight.
Is it the pill causing the lack of periods and the depression or is it something else, do you think there is the slightest possibilty that 4 HPTs have missed the fact that I''m pregnant or am I just being paranoid and skipping periods cos of the change of pill... HEEELP i''m stressing
Answer 2,002 views
Expert
GynaeDoc
gynaedoc

01 Jan 0001

Your cycle should have become regular by 3 months on the new pills. I am not sure why you are not having periods, but would recommend an examination by a doctor.

Best wishes
The information provided does not constitute a diagnosis of your condition. You should consult a medical practitioner or other appropriate health care professional for a physical examination, diagnosis and formal advice. Health24 and the expert accept no responsibility or liability for any damage or personal harm you may suffer resulting from making use of this content.
Voting Booth
Have you entered our Health of the Nation survey?
Please select an option Oops! Something went wrong, please try again later.
Results
Yes
34% - 9250 votes
No
66% - 17789 votes
Vote