(Closed) Lo Estrin and missing periods

posted 11 years ago in Wellness
Post # 3
3281 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: March 2012

Yes, I missed a period for like 3 months!!!! I was scared out of my mind! lol

It eventually came after like 5 pregnancy tests.

Post # 5
1041 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2010

I think it tends to happen on low-dose pills from time to time, I have no idea why, but it’s happened to me before too.

Post # 6
407 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2010

Hmm…Hasnt happened to me yet…I started about 2 months ago…

Post # 7
803 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

same thing here…i asked my Dr about it last time i was in and she says its normal with the low dose pills

Post # 8
575 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2010 - Kindred Oaks, Georgetown

I never get mine at all. It was super light to begin with so the doc said it would be normal if it totally disappeared. Regardless after not seeing my period for the first 3 months I felt the need to take a test just to check but it was negative so I stopped freaking out. I’ve been on it for over a year now and I’m not pregnant so I think it’s ok.

Post # 9
2006 posts
Buzzing bee

I’ve been on Lo Estrin for 2 years and it happens to me all the time. Sometimes I don’t get it, sometimes it won’t start until the second day. When I do get it, it usually only lasts for a day or so. I take my pill like clockwork so it usually doesn’t scare me too much to miss it 😉

Post # 10
18628 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2009

I have had it happen with birth control pills before.  The period you get on the pill isn’t a real period so it’s not like your body ‘needs’ to have a period every month on the pill so sometimes it just doesn’t happen.

Post # 12
5262 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: June 2012

I did with the generic of LoEstrin! Scared the crap out of me – I know it’s not likely to get pregnant on the Pill and using condoms, but if it’d happen to anyone, it’s be me. *Rolls eyes.* Glad to hear the nurse said it’s normal!

Post # 13
633 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

I only get my period like once a year on loestrin 24 fe….. trust me not getting your period is awesome……..awesome!! i do take a preg test occasionally though just to make sure i dont end up on one of those “I didnt know i was pregnant” specials

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