I had injectable contraceptives and kept going down. It's normal?

I had a baby and the doctor gave me a contraceptive (injection). I have, but it keeps coming down. It's normal?
Expert answer:

O contraceptive contraceptive may be the cause of this bleeding. Among the Side effects The most common injecting contraceptives are bleeding and the menstrual irregularity.

Irregularities may arise in the form of stains or bleeding.

About 25% of women who use quarterly injectable contraceptive has irregular bleeds, which occur mainly in the first year of use, especially in the first 6 months.

These bleeds can be treated with estrogen or non-hormonal anti-inflammatory drugs.

Others Adverse reactions common contraceptive injection include:

  • Breast pain;
  • Headache;
  • Dizziness;
  • Weight gain.

See other here Side effects of injectable contraceptive.

Despite the quarterly injectable contraceptive not affect the production and quality of breast milk, being indicated for women who are breastfeeding, the menstrual irregularity can determine the interruption of its use.

Therefore, you should talk to your gynecologist because you may need to change your contraceptive.

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