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Acne Ortho Tri Cyclen
Friend takes ortho tri-cyclen for acne and is a sunday starter. However, she started on the thursday after. Are there any health consequences?
No health problems: So she started the pill later than she should have and this might lead to some cycle irregularity and abnormal breakthrough bleeding. But it is not harmful. She should expect some irregular bleeding and definitely needs to use back up birth control for the next 2 months. ...Read more
I take ortho tri-cyclen lo for my acne. Missed 1 pill in wk 2. Took it next day. Missed 2 days in a row &caught up next days.Start new pack or finish?
2 yr on ortho tri cyclen for hormonal acne. Break out during first 3 weeks of the pills but clear during last week (period week) what does this mean?
Is Loestrin comparable to Vestura? I went from Vestura to ortho tri cyclen but its caused bad acne. I don't trust Vestura but is Loestrin similar?
BC,s: No, these drugs have different componentsGet a more detailed answer ›
How long until ortho tri cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate) will take effect to help my acne?
How long does it take before ortho tri cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate) works for acne?
Don't know.: Otc works more like a prevention instead of treatment. So it may takes several cycles to start seeing the "effect". ...Read more
Can you tell me if i switch from ortho tri-cyclen to micronor, (norethindrone) will my acne come back?
Ortho tri cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate) or ortho tri cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate) lo for hormonal acne?
I take ortho tri cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate) lo for bad acne. I am a female runner so I am wondering if bc hinders performance or has serious side effects on athletes?
It does not: I'm glad for your athletic interests.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is ortho tri cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate) lo suppossed to be like a "lower" dose of hormones? If so, when I go off it in future will acne return?
I take ortho tri cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate) lo for acne. I have two menstrual cycles a month sometimes, is this normal side effects?
Breakthrough bleed: Sounds like breakthrough bleeding which occurs when you have bleeding at unscheduled times while on the pill. Often things get back to normal the next cycle. If not then schedule a visit to discuss changing brands or changing birth control methods. This is very common. Other than being annoying it is not dangerous. ...Read more
Can I take birth control like ortho tri cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate) lo for years to clear my acne? Is this safe?
Is it possible that my generic ortho tri cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate) birth control is causing my adult acne breakout?
I am taking Ortho Tri Cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate) Lo birth control for acne. It has cleared up my skin quite a bit, will acne return when I decide to stop taking the pill?
My urine stream now goes out instead of down and makes a mess bc it hits the side of the toilet bowl. Noticed when I started bc (ortho tri cyclen lo) 6 months ago to regulate period and reduce testosterone/acne. Also loss of libido. Gyno didn't know what
What is Ortho tri cyclin called in Europe? Is it the best pill for acne I heard Diane 35 yasmin yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) are not SAFE
Why do you ask?: i would urge you not to believe everything you hear or read online. Your situation is already serious -- you are a woman already on isotretinoin for severe acne which may end up mutilating you if it is not managed. Have a frank talk with a physician you trust and then make a joint decision about possible use of a hormonal preparation. ...Read more