Perimenpause

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Has anybody tried the mini pill for heavy clotty prolonged periods in perimenopause? I've read that they can help reduce bleeding but cause irregularity.

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    Hi love I was lucky enough to just stop and that was it seen nothing since been 3 years but still suffer hot flushes with sickness sad
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    Hey Sara where can I get that pill and how much is it? I've been bleeding and clotting nonstop fir almost four mths I'm tired of it and so is my hubby!
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      Hi,

      The mini pill is a progesterone only pill which would need to be prescribed by a GP so you would just pay a prescription charge if in the UK. I am not presently on it but have heard that it can help reduce bleeding & it is the pill most suitable for people over 35.

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    Hi Sarah,

    I was given this to try for 3 months, never helped me so they took me

    back of it. Might be different for you though .anything is worth a try.

    Good luck hun xx

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      Thank you. I think I will discuss giving them a try with my GP. I have odd periods now I'm in my 40's really heavy & clotty first few days, then they settle down for a couple of days before the bright red blood & clotting starts again out of nowhere. I'm on tranexmic acid but can only take these the first few days.
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