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What tends to work better for acne- Yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) or Diane 35 and why?

What tends to work better for acne- Yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) or Diane 35 and why?

Both work: Any combined oral contraceptive will improve acne through the upregulation of sex hormone binding globulin which decreases the amount of circulating free testosterone. Yasmine has a secondary effect of competing with Testosterone at the receptor site. Specific medications for acne are often more effective than oral contraceptives for acne treatment ...Read more

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What are reasons why would yasmin, (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) yasminelle, and diane 35 give me acne when they are supposed to clear it?

What are reasons why would yasmin, (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) yasminelle, and diane 35 give me acne when they are supposed to clear it?

Minor mystery: There's no understanding this. I'm sorry that these made your acne flare, but sometimes this happens. Acne-prone skin is a chaotic system. You can try a different Rx, or see if topical benzoyl peroxide is enough to keep you clear. Best wishes. ...Read more

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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

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

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Is Diane an anticonceptive? I googled it but only found Diane-35, Is it the Same?

Is Diane an anticonceptive? I googled it but only found Diane-35, Is it the Same?

Yes: Diane is a combined hormonal contraceptive. The 35 just refers to the dosage of ethinyl estradiol in the pill. We once used this to differentiate between pills made by the same company with different levels of estrogen, i.e. OrthoNovum 1+35 and OrthoNovum 1+50. ...Read more

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Can Diane 35 cause vaginal dryness?

Can Diane 35 cause vaginal dryness?

Vaginal dryness: Generally not because estrogens in fact is actually used to treat vaginal dryness. It won;t hurt to touch base with your OB-GYN ...Read more

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Does diane 35 affects the growth of boobs?

Does diane 35 affects the growth of boobs?

Well...: Some oral contraceptives can be associated with increase in breast size in some women (sometimes). ...Read more

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What could be causing nausea on my 7 day break on diane 35?

What could be causing nausea on my 7 day break on diane 35?

Hormones: The hormones in those pills have that effect and can cause nausea. Usually it resolves with time. Most women do not feel that it significantly affects their lifestyle and continue taking the pills If it significantly alters your daily life, consider switching. ...Read more

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I'm taking diane-35 as my bcp, will I have the chance of being pregnany by taking this pill? Thank u.

I'm taking diane-35 as my bcp, will I have the chance of being pregnany by taking this pill? Thank u.

4-6%: The birth control pill, when taken every day as directed still has about a 4-6 % chance of pregnancy over course of a year. So very low but not zero. There are great apps for your phone that can help. Remind you to take pill every day. ...Read more

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What generation of pill is Diane-35 ed? What pill would I be switched to if I have breakthrough bleeding due to diane-35?

What generation of pill is Diane-35 ed? What pill would I be switched to if I have breakthrough bleeding due to diane-35?

OCP: Diane 35 in many countries is only indicated to treat severe acne and should not be prescribed as a birth control pill because of issues related to increased blood clot formation due the Progesterone in the pill (cyproterone). If it is being prescribed for contraception, please see your healthcare provider to discuss an alternative ...Read more

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Is it safe and okay to take the first pill of Diane 35 a day after the 7 day free tablet interval? I am supposed to take it yesterday but I missed it.

Is it safe and okay to take the first pill of Diane 35 a day after the 7 day free tablet interval? I am supposed to take it yesterday but I missed it.

Not ideal: Starting birth control pills late is not ideal, because it gives the body an opportunity to start maturing an egg, but since it is only a day, it probably won't increase the likelihood of getting pregnant. If you want to play it safe, use condoms during this cycle. ...Read more

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Can I start taking diane 35 any day, my gynae prescribed it and asked me to start on the 1st day of my cycle. But it's been a month and no sign of them?

Can I start taking diane 35 any day, my gynae prescribed it and asked me to start on the 1st day of my cycle. But it's been a month and no sign of them?

Yes but...: Birth-control pills come in many forms. Interestingly, diane 35 is from a company that distributes the medicine in iran. In fact, today I had a patient was prescribed diane. You can start the pill at any time. However, it is more common to have irregular bleeding or breakthrough bleeding. This is not dangerous but can be frustrating. Given your pc os it's not surprising your menses has not come. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take diane.35 in PCOS?

Is it ok to take diane.35 in PCOS?

Doctors prescription: In general birth control pills can be helpful for patients with PCOS. Some need high dose pills such as the one you mentioned. Most can tolerate low dose pills just fine. You will need to ask your doctor if you are a candidate for oral contraception based on your health history. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take myra e while taking diane 35?

Is it safe to take myra e while taking diane 35?

Why take?: Vitamin E does not affect birth control pills. Normally extra Vitamin E supplementation is not recommend unless your doctor has recommended for a specific condition. ...Read more

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What are the ways that people avoid negative side effects of diane 35?

Switch pills: I hardly ever use 1/35 bc pills any more- too much estrogen, my #1 pill is loloestrin it only has 10 mcg estrogen and there are many that have only 20 mcg, please talk to your gyn and get changed to a lower dose pill, esp at age 40 u should not be on a 1/35 mcg pill. ...Read more