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04 Feb 2004

Ortho-tri-cyclen
I am on ortho-tri-cyclen and I was wondering usually how much weight does it make people gain? I've heard 5 pounds... can it be a lot more than that?
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01 Jan 0001

Dear Jess
It is difficult, if not impossible, to predict how much weight will be lost or gained when women use hormonal products. Some women lose weight, while others do not experience any change in weight. If you find that you are gaining weight then counteract this by reducing your fat-intake and doing regular exercise.
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