The pill can have some serious side-effects, but these are very uncommon. For most women the benefits of the pill outweigh the possible risks. All risks and benefits of you taking the pill should be discussed with your doctor or nurse. You must see a doctor straight away if you have any of the followings:- severe headache, bad pains in the chest, leg or tummy, leg swelling, breathing difficulty, coughing up blood, sudden problems with sight or speech, weakness or numbness in an arm or leg or collapse. These symptoms could be due to a blood clot.
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