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Does taking isotretinoin reduce effectiveness of dianette when you've been on it already for about 2 years ? If so how much by?
Yes, but...: I am located in US, and meds are made in different combinations here . however from the classes , they would probably be okay .. but .. if you are on dianette it seems the anti androgen would halp acne as well (so maybe wait a few months (cycles ) to see if that is effective. if not , accutane has a large side effect profile ,and it would be easier and clearer (if side effects occur) if you ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Contraceptives: There is no one "best" contraceptive. Sit down with your physician & discuss pro's and con's for your individual situation. ...Read more
Oral contraceptives: Please advise your Dr. if you are having significant side effects on this medication. ...Read more
Is dianette more dangerous than any other pill to fall pregnant on? Also how long to wait to get pregnant after being on dianette?
No it is not: It is safe to get pregnant as soon as you finished taking Dianette ...Read more
I'm currently taking Accutane and dianette pill When I'm on my break from pill my skin becomes much clearer then when I go back on pill I break out?
Acne: If you are still breaking out on Accutane, then why stay on Accutane. Dianette is not used in US and it is in fact banned in several European countries due to risk for serious complications. Acne is due to the androgen production and Dianette contains Cyproterone acetate which is a type of medicine called an anti-androgen for the Acne. Ask derm to re-eval your medications, especially Accutane. ...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
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