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Diagnosed pcos at 14 on yasmin/dianette to 28.Off pill since jan.Had break for 2yrs at 20.Should the early diagnosis&treatment reduce fertility probs?
Possibly: With pcos, the most important things that you can do on your own to maximize your chance of pregnancy include managing your weight and eating healthy. Beyond that, get some help with medication such as Clomid (clomiphene) or others when you are ready to try and get pregnant. And good luck. ...Read more
Im 41 with severe PCOS doc now refusing to prescribe my Diannette anymore, it controls my PCOS brilliantly. Need a bcp and something to control PCOS?
Off dianette since jan. Brown discharge 2 weeks later. Light period two weeks after the brown dis 2 weeks after that. Is this normal?
I've been put on dianette now for a week to help with my moderate acne on face. The last couple of days it's got so much worse, is this normal?
Acne: Dianette is not FDA-approved for use in the United States, due to concerns about hepatotoxicity;so we have no experience with it. It is also banned in France due to high risk and complication profile. its useful for acne as an antiandrogen but the progestin, and antigonadotropin function make it risky. Spironolactone is safer antiandrogen prescription and Myo-inositol is a good natural alternative ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
About 3 mos.: It may take about 3 mos. to see it cleared up , but you will notice an improvement after 1 month. ...Read more
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
Wait longer: Before getting concerned.Get a more detailed answer ›
2-3 Months: May take 2-4 monthsGet a more detailed answer ›
If isotretinoin reduces effectiveness of dianette, do you have to use 2 methods of contraception or is pulling out acceptable?
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've been using dianette for 3 months & seen little difference in facial hair but skin has cleared up. Does it take 6-9 months to work on hair? - UK
Still early: BUT once hair growth has developed it does not reverse. You would need laser or electrolysis for that. Your treatment should prevent new growth but some may have already started and not yet been visible so it will be several months before your situation is clear (no pun intended). ...Read more
31. Came off Dianette 8 ms ago. Took 6m to be regular ish but very scanty - 1 reg tampon& then 2 days liners. Read infertility issues with Dianette?
Is the dianette contraceptive pill dangerous? , I've heard a lot of storys recently of the problems that it can cause and im getting quite concerned.
Depends: Experts agree that for most women, the benefits of birth control pills outweigh risks. Unplanned pregnancies expose women to many more risks than taking bcps usually does. There are a few medical conditions that increase risk enough that taking the pill would be a bad idea. History of blood clots & migraines with aura are 2 of them. If you're not sure about your risks, talk to your doctor. ...Read more
Yes and no: Depo-provera will reduce the multiple ovarian cyst formation and inhibit some of the symptoms of PCOS. The downside is that once the Depo-provera is stopped then the same ovulation difficulties will reappear and spontaneous ovulation/fertility is still a problem Moreover, Depo-provera can cause irregular bleeding/spotting. ...Read more