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How to take diane pill correctly?

One per day : It is very simple. Swallow one pill everyday. Nothing more complicated than that. ...Read more

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Can Diane 35 be use use as EC at what dosage? Thanks.

Can Diane 35 be use use as EC at what dosage? Thanks.

Plan B: Use over the counter Plan B if intercourse was within 72 hours to decrease the risk of unplanned pregnancy. It is available over the counter and has much less side effects. Taking combination birth control pills is another way to do it (Yuzpe method) but it causes a lot of nausea. With over the counter regimens available it is easier to do that. ...Read more

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What effect does a daily dose of diane-35 have on a male?

What effect does a daily dose of diane-35 have on a male?

Oral contraceptive: You're best to ask your prescribing physician as to why a 50yo guy needs an oral contraceptive. In australia, it's also used as a remedy for acne & hirsutism. However, it's recently been linked to 4 deaths & authorities are considering pulling it off the market. Check out http://www.News.Com.Au/lifestyle/health-fitness/safety-alert-on-contraceptive-pill-diane-35/story-fneuz9ev-1226571159895. ...Read more

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What happens if I lost my second day Diane pill and can't find it?

What happens if I lost my second day Diane pill and can't find it?

Take the next one: the 1st 21 pills are all the same in the brand Diane. If you lost one then just take the next one. Never miss a day. Consider changing to an IUD or Implant. These are the most effective and safest forms of birth control. Also you can’t lose them or forget them. ...Read more

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Are diane-35 and Diane the same? My box only says Diane and it contains 21 pills

Are diane-35 and Diane the same? My box only says Diane and it contains 21 pills

Ethinylestradiol: The content of ethinylestradiol is the key to your question. Diane-35 contains 35 micrograms of it in each pill - Diane may contain the same amount, or, if anything, then less, e.g., 30 micrograms. ...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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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

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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