How do you take mircette (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) as a emergency contraceptive?

You don't. Mircette (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) is not typically used as an emergency contraceptive. Contact you doctor to discuss options or consider Plan B over the counter instead.
Agree w Dr. Yaklic. Mircette (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) would not be effective as an emergency contraceptive. Best to just use an actual ECP. This reference chart shows which oral contraceptives can be used for emergency contraception and at what doses. http://ec.princeton.edu/questions/dose.html#dose.

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Is mircette (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) birth control pill a good one?

If it works for you. Pretty much all of the oral combo contraceptives have similar effecacy and risk profile, but one-pill does not fit all. If you don't have any side effect from it and it is affordable, then it is a good one for you. There are many different pills available and so if this does not fit, talk to your doc and likely u will be given a trial of something else. Consult your doc. Good luck. Read more...

How soon is the birth control pill mircette (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) effective?

Month 1. If you start the pill the first day of your period then the pill should be effective the first month that you take it. Read more...

Does anyone know what kind of birth control pills are the best? How is the mircette (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) pill?

The one you like. The best birth control pill is the one that you like and the one you will take every day. Dont worry too much about the different brands. Find one that is covered well on your insurance with a low copay and see how you do. Read more...

Why would I having spotting/bleeding while taking mircette (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) birth control?

Birth control pill s. It is not unusual as with any pill to have irregular spotting especially in the first few months of use as your body accustoms itself hormonally. Remember to try to take the pill the same time daily as they are low dose and may cause irregular bleeding because of this alone. Read more...

Why am I having spotting and some bleeding while taking mircette (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) birth control?

Normal. Spotting can occur for the first three months you are on the pill. If bleeding occurs for longer than this consult your physician. Read more...

I've been on mircette (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) birth control pills for 9 years with no period in 3 years. Is this ok?

No peroid on mircett. Yes, the longer you take a birth control pill and take it regularly, the lighter your period may become and eventually disappear. If you even spot one day during the proper time, it is considered a period. You have nothing to worry about. If you would like to have a period your dr. May prescribe some other hormones to take with your Mircette (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) and induce a cycle. Read more...

Is there a connection between the birth control pill mircette (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) and acne?

At Time Yes. In some patients, Mircette (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) helps to improve acne if the menstrual cycles are irregular. However, some women notice their acne worsening after Mircette (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) is administered. Read more...