Health QuestionsCategory: TreatmentsWhere has my period gone?
Clare asked 3 years ago

I havent menstruated for over 6 weeks, which of the following is the likely culprit: Haldol or Zyprexa? Is it possible to have unprotected sex then have a period but still somehow be pregnant?
 
Any advice is much appreciated!

4 Answers
Bliss answered 3 years ago

Re: Where has my period gone?
……yes, it is VERY possible to have old-fashioned sex, have a period, and still be pregnant.  
 
Unbelievably possible.
 
From experience…..if this is an issue for you, Go get a test *right now*.
 
Seriously.
 
You don’t want to find out “Yes or No” three months down the road….

Clare answered 3 years ago

Re: Where has my period gone?
I don’t have any symptoms of pregnancy except for a missing period which would lead me to believe that it is all medication oriented. I will speak to the p-doc on Tuesday and get his advice.  
 
Thanks for your reply!
 

gretl answered 3 years ago

Re: Where has my period gone?
Around these parts at least, a home pregnancy test can be purchased fairly cheaply (I think they even have generic/store brands now).  Might be worth it for your peace of mind, regardless of what your pdoc says!  I get more “pregnancy” symptoms with PMS these days then I had during the first month with either of my pregnancies.  (IOW you never can tell.)
 
That said, amenorrhea and decreased menstruation are listed as infrequent side effects for Zyprexa.  And Haldol lists “menstrual irregularities”.  So if it’s med related (which it probably is), the only way you’d know for sure which one would be to stop one and wait a few months (ugh).   But the last one added would get my vote Wink

Clare answered 3 years ago

Re: Where has my period gone?
Thanks for the advice Gretl, I did a hone test and it came up negative thank the lord! As expected it must be one of the crazy meds, I will talk to the pdoc about it on Tuesday.
 
Thanks again!