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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?
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
Dianette: It is highly unusual for Acne to be causing so much trouble at 44 and I don't understand how you are in Chicago and on dianette since it is banned in US and Canada as well as many other European countries, including France but not in UK for some reason. If you are getting worse ask your doctor to change your medication. ...Read more
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If isotretinoin reduces effectiveness of dianette, do you have to use 2 methods of contraception or is pulling out acceptable?
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
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