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A female asked:

I used tri sprintec for birth control, today my pharmacy switched me to tri previfem (norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol). i mostly use it for acne and to regulate my period. is this going to affect it?

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 58 years experience
They are the SAME: If acne is controlled to your satisfaction, continue either one. If not , consider Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) (or generic equivalent). Addition of spironolactone will usually abolish any remaining acne.
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