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Doctor insights on: What Is Difference Between Seasonique And Loseasonique

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Difference between loseasonique and seasonique which one is best?

Difference between loseasonique and seasonique which one is best?

Hormone dose: The difference is that the "lo" version has less estrogen than the other. The one that is best is the one that works well for you. Breakthrough bleeding and contraceptive failure may be higher with the "lo" version. ...Read more

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What is the difference between loseasonique and seasonique when treating stage 2 endometriosis if loseasonique made me sick and increase pain?

What is the difference between loseasonique and seasonique when treating stage 2 endometriosis if loseasonique made me sick and increase pain?

LoSeasonique: Loseasonique is a low dose version of seasonique, both containing the same hormones, levonorgestrel/ethinyl estradiol. As both seasonique and loseasonique contain same ingredients in different proportions, the precautions with seasonique are nearly the same as are with loseasonique. Check with your doctor regarding your reactions to loseasonique. ...Read more

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My doctor told me she was prescribing alesse, but loseasonique showed up in the mail instead. Is the only difference that it is extended cycle?

My doctor told me she was prescribing alesse, but loseasonique showed up in the mail instead. Is the only difference that it is extended cycle?

Yes: Both of these medications have the same type of estrogen and the same type of progesterone, and they also have both of these in the same amount. Loseasonique is an extended cycle. ...Read more

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I just recently started taking loseasonique and after beginning the medication, I began to have nightmares. Are there any recent reports of this?

I just recently started taking loseasonique and after beginning the medication, I began to have nightmares. Are there any recent reports of this?

No: There are a very few reports of "abnormal" dreaming, " but when you read what the person said, they are not nightmares. An interesting site to check for side effects on all drugs is: https://www.Druginformer.Com/search/about it contains formal information listed with the fda as well as from social media. ...Read more

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Can loseasonique birth control pills cause itching?

Can loseasonique birth control pills cause itching?

Itch with BCs: Yes. Please give much more information on your condition so we can help you. Meanwhile report the itching to your doctor so you can receive advice immediately. ...Read more

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Next step for endo treatment if I had 4 laps and many various bc treatments(lupron, depo, seasonique, necon, loseasonique)? Wish to have kids at 22?

Next step for endo treatment if I had 4 laps and many various bc treatments(lupron, depo, seasonique, necon, loseasonique)? Wish to have kids at 22?

See a REI specialist: Next step is to see a fertility specialist who can check you for low egg supply (diminished ovarian reserve), scar tissue around tubes, blocked tubes, sperm issues. Some women with endo. Can get pregnant 'easily' with tablets like Clomid (clomiphene) or Letrozole with inseminations if at least one tube is open. Blocked tubes needs in vitro fertilization not more surgery. Diminished ovarian reserve may need ivf. ...Read more

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Nursing for full year, no period, on micronor (norethindrone). Once stopped nursing, switched to loseasonique and have had steady menstruation for two months. Normal?

Nursing for full year, no period, on micronor (norethindrone). Once stopped nursing, switched to loseasonique and have had steady menstruation for two months. Normal?

Common.: Breakthrough bleeding and annoying spotting is more common on LoSeasonique because you are not having a regular period every month as you would on a regular type of pill. LoSeasonique is a low dose pill making breakthough bleeding even more common. You might consider switching to a pill that gives you a regular period or try regular Seasonique. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Can my birth control (loseasonique) effect the color/shape of my nipples? I know this is usuallly an early sign of pregnancy, but i always use protection and have very recently had my period.

Can my birth control (loseasonique) effect the color/shape of my nipples? I know this is usuallly an early sign of pregnancy, but i always use protection and have very recently had my period.

Yes, : Yes, nipple changes are a normal side effect of birth control pills. Birth control pills contain hormones that can have physical side effect on the body (due to hormones) which include changes in nipple color and shape, breast tenderness, breast fullness, bloating, mood swings, change in menstral cycle and other side effects. Many women experience these side effects as a result of taking the additional hormone. ...Read more

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Is there any differences between taking non-stop Contraceptive LD and Seasonique for stoping my periods for 3 months?

Is there any differences between taking non-stop Contraceptive LD and Seasonique for stoping my periods for 3 months?

Probably not: I'm not familiar with Contraceptive LD, but if it a low -dose monophasic (dose doesn't change during month) combination (has both and estrogen and progestin component) OCP, it will probably work. Most pills have 3 weeks of active pills and one week of placebo. Don't take the placebo pills, and don't take a break before starting the next pack. You will need 4 packs of pills every 3 months. ...Read more

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How long will it take for me to start ovulating after I stop taking seasonique? I have been using ovulation tests but nothing good for a month.

How long will it take for me to start ovulating after I stop taking seasonique? I have been using ovulation tests but nothing good for a month.

Birth Control: Depending on how long you have taken birth control it can take up to a year to start ovulating. If you aren't sure do a pregnancy test to be sure you aren't pregnant. ...Read more

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I've been taking Seasonique every night between 10pm & 12am (started at 10pm).Is it perfect use or do those 1 or 2 hours result in late use or missed?

Seasonique: Hi, it's best to take the birth control pills almost at the same time everyday to increase compliance and prevent forgetting it, being said that there is no worries if you take them between 10pm to 12 am. ...Read more

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Can I take breast enlargment pills while on seasonique?

Can I take breast enlargment pills while on seasonique?

No: There is no safe way to grow or reduce breasts... Whether with supplements or medications. Augmentation with a plastic surgeon is the only safe way. ...Read more

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What could cause seasonique and cramping in the legs and arms?

What could cause seasonique and cramping in the legs and arms?

Several things: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will your doctor be in a position to tell you what's wrong and what needs to be done to help you. ...Read more

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What is the use of seasonique?

What is the use of seasonique?

Brith control: Sides preventing pregnancy, birth control pills have been shown to help make your periods more regular, decrease blood loss and painful periods (dysmenorrhea), and decrease your risk of ovarian cysts. While you are taking the combination pills continuously for 12 weeks, this medication will decrease the number of periods you have. ...Read more

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Would it be safe to take expired seasonique pills from 2010. Just for a week or so till i can refill. ?

Would it be safe to take  expired seasonique pills from 2010. Just for a week or so till i can refill. ?

No good answer!: While i'm sure that the drug companies have a margin built in around expiration dates, i'm not sure i'd chance it - particularly with an expiration date of 2010. Have you asked your pharmacist or called the 1-800 number associted with your pill? Good luck. Lgromko md. ...Read more

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Brown spotting on seasonique what does this mean?

Brown spotting on seasonique what does this mean?

Uterine lining: You are probably just discharging a very small amount of uterine lining. Since you are not ovulating there is very little buildup of the lining but some can occur and spotting is not uncommon. ...Read more

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I take seasonique and i accedentaly got ahead two days and know I am spotting/bleeding for about 5 days what could be wrong?

I take seasonique and i accedentaly got ahead two days and know I am spotting/bleeding for about 5 days what could be wrong?

Normal response: The uterus responds to hormone changes which can lead to spotting or bleeding. The uterus may respond this way to too little hormone or too much. ...Read more

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I started taking Lolo about 12 days ago and notice some spotting happening yesterday. Normal? Before lolo, I was on Seasonique for 9 months.

I started taking Lolo about 12 days ago and notice some spotting happening yesterday. Normal? Before lolo, I was on Seasonique for 9 months.

Normal w/OC switch: A recent switch to a new dose, new brand or new product of oral contraceptive might result in some spotting. Your body is adjusting to the new hormone levels. It may take 1 or 2 months for spotting to stop. For sexually active females, it is recommended to us a second form of contraceptive during this period of time. ...Read more

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Expert opinions on seasonique birth control?

Expert opinions on seasonique birth control?

Good pill.: Seasonique is basically the same as any other pill except in how it is packaged. Seasonique is packaged in a way to have you take an active or hormone containing pill every day for three months resulting in a withdrawal bleed or period only every third month. If four periods a year sound appealing to you then give it a try. ...Read more

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Can seasonique almost cause lactation? Have developed white, waxy stuff in my nipples. Foul smelling. Keeps reappearing.

Can seasonique almost cause lactation? Have developed white, waxy stuff in my nipples. Foul smelling. Keeps reappearing.

Contact your Gynecol: I did not see as a side effect of Seasonique and I advice you consult your Gynecologist about it
Since it is foul smelling it may be due to infection.
Needs to be cheked ...Read more

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I began taking seasonique 5 weeks ago. On week 4 i began to have brownish spotting. I just started week 6 and it's still here. Why is this?

Spotting is normal: Some amount of spotting is very common when women take oral contraceptive pills continuously. There can be breakthrough bleeding at any time, and the brown spotting is just from a bit of menstrual flow that comes out so slowly it turns brown. ...Read more

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I've stopped taking seasonique for about two months now and I've had unprotected sex almost 2 weeks ago and now I'm spotting brown what could it be ?

I've stopped taking seasonique for about two months now and I've had unprotected sex almost 2 weeks ago and now I'm spotting brown what could it be ?

Could be: Spotting 2 weeks after unprotected sex could be ovulation, implantation, an infection, stress, or abnormal cervical cells among other things. There is no way to be sure the cause without a full history, exam, and appropriate testing. To be safe, get checked. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What can be done to go off seasonique birth control?

Just finish the pack: Once you finish your current pack. Dont restart a new one. You are close to perimenopause, so you wont know what your periods will be like. They could be completely normal or completely horrible. Also, remember you are potentially still fertile as well, so you will need some form of contraception. ...Read more