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Question: low sexdrive while taking contraceptive pills


 chagan8565 - Sun Jun 20, 2010 1:38 am

hi
i am from india and i am suffring lack of sex drive while taking orally contraceptive pills. i am 32 year old.i was tried diffrent type of contraceptive like INTIMACY AND MALA-D which are available in india . so please give me advice
 Debbie Miller, RN - Wed Jul 21, 2010 5:55 pm

User avatar Hello,
This is one of the more commonly reported side effects of oral contraceptives. When hormones are altered it can affect libido. If it is too upsetting you may need to try a non-hormonal method of birth control. However, there are other reasons for decreased desire too, such as emotional, and there is no guarantee things will be as they were before. It's worth a try if you can find an alternate method. Women's levels of sexual arousal and drive vary considerably from woman to woman and throughout her life cycle.

Best wishes.

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