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Table 2 Side effects of the oral pill use reported by women ( n= 406)

From: Factors predicting mood changes in oral contraceptive pill users

  Number %
The most important side effects   
Mood changes 153 37.7
Nausea 65 16.0
Headache 64 15.8
Chloasma (facial pigmentation) 44 10.9
Decrease in sexual desire 17 4.2
Decreased bleeding 14 3.4
Other 49 12.0