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From what I'm finding in researching Seasonale, it may be that it is not strong enough for you:
Here's an article I found from the AP about Seasonale and break through bleeding:http://www.doctors-4u.com/articles_2.htm
One possible disadvantage associated with use of the new drug may be breakthrough bleeding, due to the moderately low dose (30 micrograms) of estrogen in Seasonale. Breatkthrough bleeding is spontaneous or "unscheduled" bleeding or spotting that occurs outside the time frame of the a woman’s normal menstrual cycle. Traditional oral contraceptives use anywhere from 20 to 35 micrograms per dose; the lower the dose of estrogen, the higher the rate of breakthrough bleeding. Seasonale’s manufacturer reports breakthrough bleeding rates similar to those that would occur with one-month’s use of a 30 microgram oral contraceptive, says Dr. Sole. But that potential for breakthrough bleeding during prolonged menstrual suppression could be an issue for some women, she says. She also said that for women taking oral contraceptives who need a 35- rather than a 30-microgram estrogen dose to curb breakthrough bleeding, Seasonale will not be an option.http://www.justanswer.com/JA/ASP_AF/T_67027/TR/birth-control.htm
Hope that helps!Kerry
Because the pills might not be a strong enough dose of hormone for you, you might still ovulate, and yes, you might still get pregnant. If you are having your period, you are probably not ovulating. If you are not having your period, you might be IF this pill is not strong enough for your body.
You could try a home pregnancy test.
If it were me, I'd get another kind of pill. but that's just me, and you would have to discuss that with your doctor.
When are you due to go in for a check up?
Hope that helps,
Hi You could still be adjusting to it. If the break through bleeding happens again during your next cycle of active pills, then I would be more concerned that this pill isn't strong enough. You should be coming up on your one year check up too, so remember to ask all these questions there as well. This is my take on it.