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Does Yaz Work
It is not ideal: D-estradiol like the birth control pill suppresses the release of hormones that stimulate the ovary. This results in lack of ovulation. The problem is that it overstimulates the uterine lining. Progesterone is needed to prevent possible pre-cancerous changes in the uterus from the estradiol. Most contraceptives have both Estradiol and progesterone. Some have just progesterone. ...Read more
How long does it take before ortho tri cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate) works for acne?
Don't know.: Otc works more like a prevention instead of treatment. So it may takes several cycles to start seeing the "effect". ...Read more
After one month: After one month of continuous use unless you started the Desogen (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) on days 1 through 3 of your menses. Under that condition it usually works the first month. To be safe, use a"backup" barrier method of contraception during the first month of any pill use. ...Read more
How long does it take Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) (birth control pill) to help clear acne?
Give it time: I usually advise patients to give "the pill" at least 3 cycles to determine if they will experience clearing of acne. Continue to use topical acne solutions AND take some before and after pictures of your skin to convince yourself that things are better or worse. If you do not experience at least some resolution of acne symptoms discuss with your doctor. ...Read more
Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol): If you started on first day of your period you are protected very first month. ...Read more
How long until ortho tri cyclen (ethinyl estradiol and norgestimate) will take effect to help my acne?
It depends: Less than 1 out of 100 women taking the pill will get pregnant if they ALWAYS take the pill each day as directed. However, if this number increases to 9 out of 100 that will get pregnant if they DON'T ALWAYS take as directed ...Read more
Yes: All birth control pills are more than 95% effective with typical use, But consider a long acting, reversible method of birth control like an implant or IUD so that you don't have to remember to take a birth control pill. Easy to place and fewer side effects as well because they provide a sustained release of hormones at a low dose, so they're very safe! ...Read more
How long does it take apri desogen (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) birthcontrol to start being effective?
Depends on start dat: If you start it the sunday after your period starts, it will be effective immediately (that cycle). If you start it an any other time, it won't be effective until after your next period. ...Read more
It depends: It depends on when in your cycle you started the pills. If you started on the first day of bleeding, it's effective right away. If later in your cycle, it typically takes 7 days to take effect, so use back up birth control prior to then. It also may depend on when you last had sex, and what you used for protection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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