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.

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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.

I'm taking mircette (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) birth control pill; should I be getting my period while on it?

Maybe. Since Mircette (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) is a low dose pill with a shortened hormone free cycle some people do not get periods after being on it for some time.

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.

Will desogen (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) birth control pills help with pcos? Or what might help?

Help periods only. Ocp's make periods regular, but don't treat the Insulin resistance that causes pcos> metformin will treat Insulin resistance, and can regulate menses and even restore fertility in many women. Diet, exercise and weight loss is also essential. Other rx is available if needed for other problems.
May help. Desogen (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel) will help regulate your menstrual periods with pcos. It may also decrease the androgens (male hormones) some women have, and thereby sometimes lessen excess hair growth. The Insulin resistance with pcos will need metformin, exercise, and weight control.
Yes. Usually any oral contraceptive pill will help polycystic ovarian syndrome. It helps by lowering the male hormone levels.
Any OCP. Because women with pcos do not ovulate regularly, they do not have regular cycles. Ocp's can restore predictability to the cycle by suppressing the ovaries and regulating the cycle.

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.

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.

Birth control question I am a 27 yo female currently taking ortho-cept tabs (0.15 mg desogestrel and 0.03 mg ethinyl estradiol). My question - arent birth control pills supposed to improve and hopefully rid a person of PMS symptoms and improve the skin?

Ideally, . Ideally, birth control pills do help to improve the symptoms of pms (pre-menstrual syndrome) and can help with hormone associated acne. If you are on a pill that is not helping with these problems, talk to your doctor about a switch to another type. Sometimes it can take a little "trial and error" to find the pill that works best for you. Good luck!

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.