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    I've recently stopped taking the pill (microgynon/rigevidon) and I feel pretty terrible. I took a whole cycle, took the pill free break and had my period and would have started taking them again on saturday. My boobs are a bit sore but I feel very low. I'm taking citalopram for depression already so thought it was a bit weird. Has anyone experienced feeling depressed after stopping the pill? I don't know if I should go get help and even then I don't know who I should go to

    See your doctor for help

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    I was on the same pill as you and hated it because it made me feel extremely low when I was on it. It is very normal to have a low after stopping contraception, because it essentially messes with your hormones which need to get back to normal after you stop taking it. However because you already have a vulnerability to depression, I would suggest getting some support such as from your doctor or a counsellor just so you know what to expect and so you don't end up having a huge relapse. All the best x
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