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02 Feb 2009

Going off Yasmin - side effects
Hi Ladies,

Is there anyone here who has gone off Yasmin? I have read (various forums) that the side -effects / hormone withdrawal is very severe. Symptoms ranging from weight gain, hair loss, depression, anxiety and panic attacks, acne etc. I have not come across one post where someone didnt experience some or all of these symptoms.

I have been on Yasmin for almost 2 yrs and have just stopped taking it. Its been 7 days since my period started and I am already experiencing blurred vision. Im terrified of whats ahead!!

Please share your experiences, with me.. I need to know if anyone survived Yasmin without severe symptoms.
GYNAEDOC - do all Yasmin users experience the symptoms mentioned above, when stopping use???
Answer 23,039 views

01 Jan 0001

Some women experience side effects when stopping the Pill. These include tender breasts , headaches, more painful periods, PMS. However, it varies from person to person. What you have listed seems a bit excessive for the average woman.

Best wishes
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