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... Ortho tricyclen is not that bad. The side effects I had from it were breast tenderness and water retention. That's it. ... (12 replies)
... Ortho tricyclen is not that bad. The side effects I had from it were breast tenderness and water retention. That's it. ... (12 replies)
... Ok, i have been on Yasmin now for 4 months.. ... (6 replies)

... levels of estrogen. Estrogen is what helps acne by blocking testosterone levels. Testosterone is what causes the acne breakouts in some women. I would switch to Yasmin or Desogen. They work wonders on hormonal acne in women! ... (4 replies)
... of these birth control pills are different, they do not contain the same active hormones. Diane 35 is manufactured by Schering and not available stateside, and Yasmin is manufactured by Schering in Europe, but Berlex Laboratories in the U.S. ... (2 replies)
... of about 2. I wouldn't consider this an "initial breakout", because it was so minour, compared to what I've suffered. It's probably just the lipstick I'm using or something. Hehe. ... (4 replies)
... But I'll update you on my Yasmin experiences starting this Sunday. Maybe I'll keep a "Yasmin journal" or something, since a lot of ladies on this board seem really interested in it. ... (5 replies)
... as well. My gynecologist told me that Yasmin is "the least androgenic of them all". So in women whose acne is caused by these hormones, it tends to work very well. ... (14 replies)
... OK I did it.. Im going to take Accutane or mabe Sotret same diff. Whatever the insurance will cover if they cover anything I just applied last week. I went to the Derm today and he seems confident in it. ... (1 replies)
... OTC gave me depression. Yasmin was great for the first 2 months, no bad acne after my second week on it, and no weight gain at all. I only experienced nausea every 3rd week on the packs. ... (7 replies)
... US alternative to Yasmin is Diane 35. It is a birth control pill with estridiol and cyperatone acetate. Estridiol raises your SBGH like all estrogen pills do. ... (6 replies)
Yasmin
Sep 10, 2006
... I have been on yasmin for a month...start my second pack on wednesday. As far as acne, since that's the reason I switched to yasmin from ortho tricyclen lo, it is better. ... (5 replies)
... you can look into Yasmin or Diane 35 depending on where you live. I heard something about Diane 35 not being available here in the states but I heard both were good at clearing acne. ... (36 replies)
YAZ or Yasmine?
Mar 21, 2007
... I have been on yasmin for probably about 9 months now and it has worked wonders for my skin. I used to get big painful pimples all along my jawline and in some other spots. ... (4 replies)
... I was on Yasmin and just switched to Ortho Tricyclen this month. Does anyone know what makes birth control pills eventually lose effectiveness on fighting acne? ... (7 replies)
... do you think your acne is hormonal (ie, does it get worse at the same time every month?) Maybe birth control pills could help. Good ones to try are Yasmin or Ortho-Tricyclen. (6 replies)
... Diane is the thing to take if your acne is hormonal. I unfortunately chose to try Yasmin this year and I'm not at all impressed. I've been on it for about 3 mos and I really don't think my skin looks anywhere near as good as it did with Diane. ... (19 replies)
... adaches. But this should go away after the second month. Acne should definately improve by the second to third month. I did not experience "initial breakouts" or "flares." Just a steady improvement. ... (1 replies)
I hate my dermo
Sep 24, 2005
... A didn't do much for me so I told my doctor that I wanted something else. She prescribed minocycline. It worked but I hated the side effects. She recommended Yasmin to me. I was a little apprehensive because I was on ortho tricyclen on two different occasions and I it did not work for me. ... (4 replies)
Yonka products
Feb 15, 2004
... P.S -- I read on one of our other posts too about not being sexuallly active. I'm not sexually active either and my regular Dr still prescribed the pill for me. it is also GREAT for regulating the period (give it a few months), and research shows the pill can lower your risk for certain cancers, so, i say go for it. yasmin seems to work for so many, and... (14 replies)




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