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Mircette (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) side effects?

Mircette (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) side effects?

Same as any OCP: Headaches, nausea, breast tenderness are the most common and will typically resolve during the first pack. Dangerous signs are severe shortness of breath, one sided leg swelling, or chest pain. However this is very rare. ...Read more

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On the birth control pill desogen (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) so what the side effects will be?

On the birth control pill desogen (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) so what the side effects will be?

Desogen (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) side-effects: All regualr birth control pills have similar side-effects including nausea, vomiting, headaches, weight gain, acne, leg cramps, breast tenderness and decreased sexual drive. Most side-effects diminish over the first 2 to 3 months of use. Starting a new birth control pill may also result in some breakthrough bleeding in the first few cycles. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of mircette (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) to watch for?

What are the side effects of mircette (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) to watch for?

Same as any OCP: Headaches, nausea, breast tenderness are the most common and will typically resolve during the first pack. Dangerous signs are severe shortness of breath, one sided leg swelling, or chest pain. However this is very rare. ...Read more

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What are the differenct side effects of mircette (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) & kariva?

What are the differenct side effects of mircette (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) & kariva?

Same drug: The original name for this hormone combination was mircette (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel).The brand name drug is protected by a patent for a period of time.When that patent runs out, another drug company can make that same medicine with the same basic ingredients, but a different name.This is called a "generic" drug. The fda assumes that this medicine works the same, but blood levels may vary.Side effects should be the same. ...Read more

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What are the possible side effects of the birth control pill desogen (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel)?

The same: All hormonal contraceptives carry the same risks, primarily would be increasing slightly the risk of a blood clot in a blood vessel. These risks are higher in smokers, especially over 35yo, and those people with hereditary blood clotting abnormalities. ...Read more

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Worried about taking cerazette..What are the bad side effects?

Worried about taking cerazette..What are the bad side effects?

Cerazette: Would discuss these concerns with your gynecologist. http://www.nhs.uk/medicine-guides/pages/MedicineSideEffects.aspx?condition=Contraception&medicine=cerazette&preparation= ...Read more

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Worried about taking Cerazette and its side effects. Can they be serious?

Worried about taking Cerazette and its side effects. Can they be serious?

Side effects: dear kermitsf1, Interesting that you are from New Jersey which happens to be in the United States where Cerazette is not "approved." Why not? As far as I know, since it is a simple progesterone and not patentable, no one wants to spend the bucks to get it through FDA. That's why you and others like you can't ask your doctor. Ask your politicians why can't we use a drug safe in other countries! ...Read more

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Stopped taking my Cerazette pill about a week ago.yesterday started with dizziness.felt a bit sick yesterday,eyes really heavy. Side effects?

Stopped taking my Cerazette pill about a week ago.yesterday started  with dizziness.felt a bit sick yesterday,eyes really heavy. Side effects?

Going off BCPs: These symptoms aren't likely due to withdrawal off BCPs. BCPs get out of your system very quickly, within 2-3 days. Dizziness, feeling sick & heavy aren't symptoms we'd expect anyway. Probably coincidental. ...Read more

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Side effects of pills?

Too vague: A question. Different pills/meds have different effects as well side effects. ...Read more