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Doctor insights on: Switching Pills From Diane 35 Into Althea

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Is tricyclin more effective at preventing pregnancy then diane 35? Is diane 35 effective? Will switching to tricyclin cause breast reduction?

Is tricyclin more effective at preventing pregnancy then diane 35? Is diane 35 effective? Will switching to tricyclin cause breast reduction?

No: Both are 35 mcg pills, I never use 35 mcg pills anymore if you want the least hormone stimulation of the breast have your OB switch u to a 20 mcg pill like loestrin or 10 mcg pill like loloestrin which is the #1 pill I prescribe. ...Read more

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I switched birth control pills from diane 35 to tri cyclen, will it effect my weight or breast size and how effective is each?

I switched birth control pills from diane 35 to tri cyclen, will it effect my weight or breast size and how effective is each?

OCP symptoms: Dian 35 has a higher dose of Estradiol than tricyclen so you may notice some reduction in your breast size if they grew while on dian, the weight change may be minimal. Still, as you get adjusted to the dose, you may recognize that the differences are minimal. ...Read more

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Are diane-35 and Diane the same? My box only says Diane and it contains 21 pills

Are diane-35 and Diane the same? My box only says Diane and it contains 21 pills

Ethinylestradiol: The content of ethinylestradiol is the key to your question. Diane-35 contains 35 micrograms of it in each pill - Diane may contain the same amount, or, if anything, then less, e.g., 30 micrograms. ...Read more

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I'm taking diane-35 as my bcp, will I have the chance of being pregnany by taking this pill? Thank u.

I'm taking diane-35 as my bcp, will I have the chance of being pregnany by taking this pill? Thank u.

4-6%: The birth control pill, when taken every day as directed still has about a 4-6 % chance of pregnancy over course of a year. So very low but not zero. There are great apps for your phone that can help. Remind you to take pill every day. ...Read more

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What generation of pill is Diane-35 ed? What pill would I be switched to if I have breakthrough bleeding due to diane-35?

What generation of pill is Diane-35 ed? What pill would I be switched to if I have breakthrough bleeding due to diane-35?

OCP: Diane 35 in many countries is only indicated to treat severe acne and should not be prescribed as a birth control pill because of issues related to increased blood clot formation due the Progesterone in the pill (cyproterone). If it is being prescribed for contraception, please see your healthcare provider to discuss an alternative ...Read more

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Is it safe and okay to take the first pill of Diane 35 a day after the 7 day free tablet interval? I am supposed to take it yesterday but I missed it.

Is it safe and okay to take the first pill of Diane 35 a day after the 7 day free tablet interval? I am supposed to take it yesterday but I missed it.

Not ideal: Starting birth control pills late is not ideal, because it gives the body an opportunity to start maturing an egg, but since it is only a day, it probably won't increase the likelihood of getting pregnant. If you want to play it safe, use condoms during this cycle. ...Read more

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I stopped taking pills (diane 35) for pcos bec I gained weight. From 105 I became 130 in just 1yr. I gained back my weight in 4 mos. How can I be cured?

I stopped taking pills (diane 35) for pcos bec I gained weight. From 105 I became 130 in just 1yr. I gained back my weight in 4 mos. How can I be cured?

Weight gain on BCP's: Unfortunately weight gain is a common side effect of taking hormones. On e you stop them you need to increase you physical activity, decrease food intake (i suggest seeing a nutritionist) and stay off hormones. ...Read more

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Hi doctors. This is bothering me but is it normal to have cramps when your on a pill? I'm taking Diane-35 for 10 months already. Thanks. :)

Hi doctors. This is bothering me but is it normal to have cramps when your on a pill? I'm taking Diane-35 for 10 months already. Thanks. :)

It can be.: Many girls and women find that their cramps get better on the birth control pill, but many still do get cramps. You should discuss this with your prescribing doctor. ...Read more

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I stop the pill a month ago (Diane 35), and ever since I been losing more and more hair. Are those two facts related? When is it going to stop?

I stop the pill a month ago (Diane 35), and ever since I been losing more and more hair. Are those two facts related? When is it going to stop?

Ans: You better look for another reason for the hair loss. Stress or endocrine abnormalities can cause hair loss. Is the hair bleached? This too overtime will cause breakage. Best to see your doctor and have an exam and lab sork ...Read more

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I took a Dabur Pudin Hara tablet (contains mentha oil and spearmint oil) along with diane 35, will this impact the effectiveness of my bc pill?

I took a Dabur Pudin Hara tablet (contains mentha oil and spearmint oil) along with diane 35, will this impact the effectiveness of my bc pill?

Mentha/mint oil: This application of oils will not have an impact on the effectiveness of an oral contraceptive. What does have an effect is "forgetfulness": for example, taking the next pill after the 7th day of the placebo pills, can cause a failure to inhibit ovulation, and pregnancy may be a consequence. I recommend taking the new first active pill on day 5 of the placebo, and stopping placebos then. ...Read more

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Do antacids interfere with the effectiveness of bc pills (Diane 35)?

Do antacids interfere with the effectiveness of bc pills (Diane 35)?

Antacids and BCP: The short answer is "No". BCP's are effective if taken on time (within an hour of the previous pill the day before), and will reduce any symptoms of heavy periods, irritability, or bloating which may occur. Take them at night so the low dose will not tend to run out during the time of sleep and cause unpleasant dreams, etc.. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I'm just prescribed diane-35 (an acne pill but it's alsonormal when you first start taking diane-35?

What do you suggest if I'm just prescribed diane-35 (an acne pill but it's alsonormal when you first start taking diane-35?

Acne: Clearly the screening on this site for bogus questions is not working as you cannot be 46 and being placed on BCP for acne and you certainly cannot be from United States as this drug is not FDA approved or prescribed in United States. ...Read more

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Diane-35 pills should be taken every when? Should it be on the first day of the period or after? And there must be 7days rest before the next pack, ryt?

For Diane -35 -Yes: Diane-35 (birth control) take 1 tablet at the same time everyday. Start a new pack on the sunday after the first day of your period, take all 21 tablets then take a 7-day break and start the new pack on sunday after the break. You should have your period during the 7-day break. Common side effects include nausea/cramps/breast tenderness/ headache. Always practice safe sex;use condoms. Take care. ...Read more

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Help! I have 3 pills of diane-35 left and I had u protected sex on jan 23, 2014. Does this mean im almost about to have my period? : (im stressing out.

Help! I have 3 pills of diane-35 left and I had u protected sex on jan 23, 2014. Does this mean im almost about to have my period? : (im stressing out.

I'm a bit confused.: If you have been on the diane-35 for long enough ; take it regularly - then your sexual intercourse was protected. This would mean the chance of becoming pregnant is low. Are you trying to say that you missed 3 days of your oral contraceptive? If that is the case - then you will have reduced protection against pregnancy. If your period is late take a home pregnancy test. Take care. ...Read more

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Diane 35 is it a good birth control pill?

Diane 35 is it a good birth control pill?

They all work: Diane 35 works like all other oral contraceptives if taken as instructed daily about the same time each day. ...Read more

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How effective is the pill Diane 35 at birth control?

How effective is the pill Diane 35 at birth control?

Diane-35: Hello ~ Diane -35 is formulated as a low dose estrogen and progesterone combination for acne and said to be less than the contraceptive dose but the formulation is identical in type to the BCP so in young women it is most likely a very good and effective oral contraceptive as well a skin medication. Thanks ...Read more

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I have been off the pill after taking it for one year. (Diane 35). My platelet level was 388 one month ago and now it rose to 400. Should I worry?

I have been off the pill after taking it for one year. (Diane 35). My platelet level was 388 one month ago and now it rose to 400. Should I worry?

No worries: There is considerable "wiggle" room in the calculation of blood levels of platelets. 388 and 400 are essentially the same and not a reflection of a trend or anything wrong. Why was your platelet count being done anyway. There should be a clinical need to get this value. ...Read more

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Hi I took diane 35 for two months to regulate my period. Then I took wfs fertility pills, and in the 15 day of my cycle I had bleeding for one day, ?

Hi I took diane 35 for two months to regulate my period. Then I took wfs fertility pills, and in the 15 day of my cycle I had bleeding for one day, ?

Spotting?: I need more information about your sexual activity and you past medical history to answer the question. Suggest you run this by your OB or one of our wonderful docs on HealthTap with more information, thanks! ...Read more

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Recently I have been diagnosed with pcos. My dr prescribed polygnax, arefam 200mg & diane-35.Am scared to take all these pills due to side effects. Help?

Recently I have been diagnosed with pcos. My dr prescribed polygnax, arefam 200mg & diane-35.Am scared to take all these pills due to side effects. Help?

Glucophage (metformin): Treatment of choice is glucophage (metformin) 2.5 g per day. The ep pill will reduce androgens, but worsens Insulin resistance, increases weight, and increases risk of type 2 diabetes in the long run. ...Read more