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05 Mar 2004

OTHER PILL I CAN GO ON
Thank you for your response to my question re Depo Provera because of the Triphasil pushing up my blood pressure a bit. If it really becomes a problem, is there any other pill I can go on or will all of them do the same thing, and is it really a problem if my blood pressure only goes up just before and during my period? The sister at the clinic only suggested the mini-pil, but it is not 100% safe.
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GynaeDoc
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01 Jan 0001

All the combined pills would be contraindicated if your blood pressure remained high. The mini-pill would be an option although, as you say, it is less safe than the combined pills. Your blood pressure of 130/80 is still within normal limits, so you have only had one raised blood pressure. Unless it is raised on two or three seperate occasions, you could carry on with Triphasil.

Best wishes
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