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Can you tell me how long does dianette take to clear up acne?

Can you tell me how long does dianette take to clear up acne?

Acne treatment: This is confusing, you are 45 years old and live in South Carolina? thats hard to believe since most 45 year olds are not on birth control for Acne break outs and Diannete is banned in France, Canada and U.S. How can we help you if you wont even provide the minimal information we need. Talk to your doctor where ever you are. ...Read more

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How long will it take to be protected against pregnancy after starting dianette?

How long will it take to be protected against pregnancy after starting dianette?

Usually once: You start birth control tabs it can take 2weeks to be fully effective. But to be sure back up methods should be used for the first cycle. ...Read more

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I have been prescribed dianette to help treat my mild acne, do you think this will work and how long to see a slight improvement?

I have been prescribed dianette to help treat my mild acne, do you think this will work and how long to see a slight improvement?

Dianette: This drug is banned in many countires http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/health/news/article3673427.ece with regards to effectiveness and review for acne treatment see: http://www.acne.org/dianette-oral-contraceptive-reviews-130/ ...Read more

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Been on a long haul flight, I've been on Dianette contraception &nI'm in a foreign country with pain in my right calf. Is this DVT? How do I treat it?

Been on a long haul flight, I've been on Dianette contraception &nI'm in a foreign country with pain in my right calf. Is this DVT? How do I treat it?

DVT after a flight: Oral contraceptives and long plane rides are both possible risk factors for the development of deep vein thrombosis. The diagnosis is best made by a noninvasive test using ultrasound. The diagnosis would need to be established before deciding on a treatment (such as an anticoagulant drug.) ...Read more

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I have some DTV like symptoms in right calf, currently on dianette contraception & had a long flight 3 days ago, can it be anything apart from DVT?

I have some DTV like symptoms in right calf, currently on dianette contraception & had a long flight 3 days ago, can it be anything apart from DVT?

Get to an ER: Leg discomfort with risk factors for DVT such as prolonged immobility, prothrombotic medications cannot be ignored and ruling out a DVT in order to prevent a pulmonary embolism is a critical and time sensitive matter. Only after that workup is done and negative should one entertain other diagnoses. ...Read more

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Should I take dianette (contraception)? Is it the best kind?

Should I take dianette (contraception)? Is it the best kind?

Contraceptives: There is no one "best" contraceptive. Sit down with your physician & discuss pro's and con's for your individual situation. ...Read more

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Can i take dianette with hyperthyroidism?

Can i take dianette with hyperthyroidism?

Not a good combo: Although there is not a specific contraindication, diannette has a lot of possible side effects. By getting your hyperthyroidism under control, and reducing your sweating/heat intolerance, your acne (i assume that's why you want the dianette) should get better. ...Read more

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