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... antibiotics, including Dynancin, do not decrease the effectiveness of birth control pills. Regardless, even if there is an interaction, switching to the regular OTC isn't going to offer you more protection. There is very, very little difference between OTC and OTC low. It isn't like OTC has double the hormones of Lo. ... (1 replies)
... and this month when I was on the dark blue pills I started my period on the 3rd pill and then I remained taking them through the green pills and I had my period for 11 days. When it is usually only 7 days. I also had a lot of cramping when I was taking the dark blue pills. ... (1 replies)
... You need to give it time. NO birth control is going to get you totally acne free in a matter of a few weeks. It takes months of hormones to get things regulated. ... (3 replies)

... my dr. said that orthotricyclen is proven to make acne lessen, but ortho lo hasn't been approved just yet. she said there's a lower level of hormones in ortho lo, but they don't affect the acne part. ... (3 replies)
... I've been on OTC and really really liked it for my skin! Can't help you with OTC lo though, I've never been on it. ... (3 replies)
... lo, I was on Loestrin 24fe for close to a year but chose to switch because of breakthrough bleeding that started around the 9th month. ... (1 replies)
... He decided to put me on regular OTC since I didn't have any side effects with OTC Lo. Apparantly most people tolerate the regular version pretty well too. ... (6 replies)
... I am on birth control for its main reason, as well as for bad cramps and acne. ... (6 replies)
... I know! Me too. I was on OTC Lo for about 5 months and it was awful for my skin. I had breakouts on my face and my shoulders. I never had body acne before going on this pill. ... (4 replies)
... for almost three months, mainly for acne. I had a few headaches and was moody the first week, but I've adjusted well with no weight gain. ... (1 replies)
... My friend was on OTC for acne and it worked for her. She just didn't like the weight gain that came with it. I've been on Yasmin and Desogen and both are good for me. So I think those are all pretty safe choices. ... (6 replies)
... LO for the same reasons as yours. ... (1 replies)
... I've been on OTCLo for 5 months and it's really improved my skin. ... (3 replies)
... lo for over 4 years, since age 16. ... (0 replies)
... Do you use a back-up method? Withdrawl or anything??? (9 replies)
... I was on OTC for about 8 years, took a year off of BCPs, then started OTC-lo about a year ago. (OTC-lo has 25mcg of estrogen per pill which I don't think is the lowest on the market). I have not had any unusual effects vs the OTC. I had an acne flare (ugh) when i restarted BCPs but it's better now, and no other unusual side effects. The low estrogen should be just as... (9 replies)
... Thanks for your reply. ... (4 replies)
Nov 27, 2004
... I only stayed on OTC Lo a month and half. ... (4 replies)
... menstrual acne returned. I went back on the pill, but this time to no avail. I also went back on antibioics. Well, these treatments didn't help this time around. ... (15 replies)
... I was on Orthotricyclen lo for about 4 yrs. My bf is cut so i dont have to worry about getting pregnant. ... (1 replies)

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