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  1. Advice on Birth Control
    ... trying a low dose monophasic pill like Mircette or Alesse . There is always a chance you will have side effects...

  2. Very concerned! Someone please answer
    ... I am on the pill, Alesse . I have recently had sex on the first day on my inactive...

General Health board

  1. Dizziness Climbing Stairs
    ... getting to be too much for my system I just started Alesse (low estrogen BC pill) this Sunday....

Drug Interactions / Side Effects board

  1. Transferring from Depo to Alesse (the Pill)
    ... and went on the pill... they actually put me on the alesse also but was having bad cramps every month. so they...

  2. TRIM SPA + Wellbutrin and all the other meds I'm on?
    ... taking 150 mg Wellbutrin (for depression), .5 mg Xanax, Alesse birth control pill, Zytec D (occasionally, for allergies...

Acne Tips board

  1. Spiro - miracle for me!!
    ... decided to go off my bc pill to lose some weight ( Alesse at the time) well after about 2-3 months I developed...
    ... decided to go off my bc pill to lose some weight ( Alesse at the time) well after about 2-3 months I developed ... do you think? OMG!!! I really wish I could sue alesse !!!! I never really had bad skin til I started taking ... alesse , about 2 and a half months and my skin started breaking...
    ... same time. Like I said my skin was clear when I took Alesse for two years but the weight gain was terrible. About...
    ... same time. Like I said my skin was clear when I took Alesse for two years but the weight gain was terrible. About...

Headaches & Migraines board

  1. Return of Migraines
    ... didn't feel better or worse. Towards the end of my Alesse bc pills I felt a bit more down. And now with the...

  2. migraines and birth control
    ... My doctor has just changed my bc pill from Alesse to Yasmine, she says this relatively new bc pill can...
    ... I had my yearly today and my doc switched me to Alesse since I had to go to the health dept. this go around ... (between jobs) and they only had Alesse as the closest thing to being sucessful with migraine ... experience migraines and how you have all done taking Alesse . I have been sucessful so far in not having headaches ... to see if I will be successful and not fear taking Alesse . THANKS!! :)...
    ... eye/occular migraines w/o headache. I use to be on Alesse while I was suffering from all these migraines. I ... work for you. Just keep the Yasmin in mind if the Alesse does not work out for you. Maybe your natural supplementati...
    ... I can't remember what brand, then she switched to Alesse and didn't seem to get any headaches like that anymore...

  3. Migraine meds-need quick response

Cancer: Breast board

  1. confused
    ... I have been on the BC pill alesse for four years. During a CT scan to figure out colon...

Cancer: Cervical & Ovarian board

  1. Septated lesion on ovary?!?!
    ... I should go on an ultralow dose pill so I went on Alesse . This pill completely screwed me up and in addition...

  2. Need advice on Complex Cyst
    ... the age of 35. At that time, my doctor put me on Alesse which is a lower dose pill and this is when I began ... sensations in my belly area. After my second cycle of Alesse I switched back to Triphasil and all became quiet...

  3. Ovarian cyst & CIN III
    ... switching to one of the ultra low dose formulas such as Alesse . This sounded prudent to me and I began taking Alesse...

  4. My ovaries..
    ... would talk about going on a low-dose pill, such as Alesse . -April & Serenity- Until I read this I thought...

  5. golf ball size cyst. please advise!
    ... but i simply could not tolerate it. It was called " alesse "...I am open for any other ways to rid it, because...

Diet & Nutrition board

  1. Need advice on dietary supplements?
    ... Jessicca,what pill ar eu on(BC)?I was on ALesse most recently...been on orthoTricyclen...horrible...
    ... Betsy Johnson]Jessicca,what pill ar eu on(BC)?I was on ALesse most recently...been on orthoTricyclen...horrible...

  2. Birth Control pills...stop weight loss??
    ... been hovering around 120lbs. (5'2") When I went on Alesse and started to learn how to jog (I took a class) I ... parent's house on holidays) Anyway, I think the way Alesse is received into the body (converts it to testosterone...

Exercise & Fitness board

  1. Trim Spa? Please help.
    ... taking 150 mg Wellbutrin (for depression), .5 mg Xanax, Alesse birth control pill, Zytec D (occasionally, for allergies...

Obesity board

  1. Obesity and Birth Control
    ... true reasons for my side-effects. So I switched to Alesse , a birth control pill. I have been on a major diet...
    ... I'm about 70 lbs overweight... I'm on Alesse (low estrogen)...

Vitamins & Supplements board

  1. Starflower Oil anyone?
    ... month preiod. Currently I'm on Lutera generic for Alesse , Evening Primrose for hormone balancing, vitamin B5...

  2. Sex enhancer for Women
    ... and have him change your birth control pill, i know alesse is one that will help make you feel horny again...

Weight Loss board

  1. why no results?
    ... just going to end up sticking with the same pills ( Alesse ). But keep us updated on what ends up happening--I...

  2. Birth control and inability to lose weight
    ... the pill for about 2 years now (I'm 20, and using Alesse ), and I gained a few pounds when I began taking the...
    ... responsible, but you've said this isn't the case with you. Alesse is a very low dose pill, so I doubt swapping will...

  3. TrimSpa+Wellbutrin...please help!
    ... taking 150 mg Wellbutrin (for depression), .5 mg Xanax, Alesse birth control pill, Zytec D (occasionally, for allergies...
    ... taking 150 mg Wellbutrin (for depression), .5 mg Xanax, Alesse birth control pill, Zytec D (occasionally, for allergies...
    ... Zoloft... I'm currently on other medications such as Alesse (birth control), and Advair (for asthma), and also...
    ... almost the same meds--I haven't heard anywhere that Alesse will make you gain weight, and I've done a lot of...
    ... I've been on Alesse for at least a year now, I think, and it hasn't made...

Bowel Disorders board

  1. periods and constipation (for women only)
    ... first time ever. I just got off of Apri, but I took Alesse , Mircette, Ortho Tri-Cyclen, Ortho-Cyclen, and Microgestin...

Hormone Problems board

  1. Human Growth Hormone
    ... now, and i've been on api-prednisone, synthroid & alesse . I stopped taking all 3 from the ages of 20-23. I...

Thyroid Disorders board

  1. Is It Safe To Be on Synthroid Birth Control at the Same time?
    ... to make sure it would not cause a problem with my Alesse birth control pills. She said that it's a totally...

Birth Control board

  1. Lo/Ovral HELP
    ... Cyclen. I've read more women have better luck with Alesse and Kariva/Mircette....

  2. Any Difference between these pills?
    ... So I've been taking Alesse for around 4 or 5 months now, and I decided to just ... I'll be starting Aviane after I finish the placebo Alesse pills so I was just kinda curious.....

  3. Early period/bleeding/spotitng for 3 weeks!
    ... I'm 24 and have been on Alesse BC for 9 months now. My last period started a...
    ... thanks for the help. You don't need to be on Alesse to reply to this thread. ANYTHING is better than NOTHING...

  4. Decreased libido
    ... I took Alesse for several years before I had my children with no...

  5. Tried 4 diff BCPs.. looking for suggestions for something new
    ... it made me psycho and depressed), Kariva and then Alesse (and I stopped both of those because of the depression ... , and Alesse made me break out). I've been off BC for almost a...

  6. We can't win.
    ... Lower estrogen, Lower progestin for weight loss= Alesse , Mircette, Loestrin Alesse has higher androgen: higher...
    ... the last 5 months I have been on the generic of the Alesse you mentioned called Aviane. It doesn't do those awful...

  7. Birth Control
    ... newer generation ultra low dose pills. I started on Alesse and tried it for three months during which I experienced ... and went back to my Triphasil after my third pack of Alesse . At the age of 41 I began to experience irregular ... sensations that I had experienced when I started on Alesse . I became extremely frightened and at the end of...

  8. How many days will I get my period with Allesse
    ... I'm thinking about making the switch from Yaz to Alesse , but don't want longer periods. Currently with Yaz...

  9. ALESSE just a few questions
    ... 3658779]I am aware of side effects I am about to go on alesse starting my next period I have regular periods, and ... the internet about different peoples encounters with Alesse . Like hearing that this one person got horrible acne ... pimples. Can anyone give me some GOOD feedback on Alesse . And some negitave if there is any. I know it ... LOL [COLOR="DarkOrchid"]I am on the generic for Alesse , which is Aviane. Unless the person who prescribed...

  10. What is the best birthcontrol for migraine sufferers
    ... Alesse is suppose to help with headaches as well as prevent ... migraines everyday as well, and I noticed that the Alesse helped me a little bit. Unfortunately, I had to stop...

  11. Necon 1/35
    ... 35 for almost 4 months. My doctor switched me from Alesse , which was too low of a dose for me (estrogen). I...

  12. Birth control - Spotting
    ... ive been on alesse for 5 years now. since last saturday, ive had 2 occasions...
    ... insight into what this might mean, but I just started on Alesse myself 2 months ago and noticed that my period starts ... period would only be 4 days or so, so it seems that Alesse is making it longer, though overall lighter....

  13. What Type????
    ... 35. Pills high in androgens, such as Loestrin or Alesse , can be bad for the skin and the hair....

  14. Anyone else HATE Alesse?
    ... I don't have any personal experience with Alesse so I can't comment on it. However, I can tell you...

  15. Post Birth Control
    ... have been on Yasmin for the past 4 years and was on alesse before that. Any advice would be greatly appreciated...

  16. Alesse & 1 day period
    ... I don't think people have a lot of experience with Alesse and that's why they weren't responding. And also ... as yourself. So, don't get too upset about it. Alesse isn't as frequently prescribed as the more popular...

  17. Aviane?????????
    ... can deal with the fact that it is way cheaper then alesse but my question is ..is it the same or is it different ... changed when they switched willing or not to aviane from alesse Heather...

  18. Generic Question
    ... different results?? I tried both generics for the ALESSE brand which are lutera and aviane. I could not take...

  19. Yaz Birth Control delivers terrible side effects
    ... I think the lowest birth control they make now is ALESSE and its two generics, LUTERA and AVIANE. I'm on the...

  20. Yaz is making me miserable...
    ... depression, and a 25 lb weight gain. I had been on Alesse for a year back in 2003 but stopped due to the mood...

  21. Should I change my BC or is it just me?
    ... I personally was on alesse for about a year and found myself getting emotional...

  22. Question about BC Pill, please help!
    ... I am currently taking Aviane, the generic form of Alesse . I take it every day at 8 pm. But in a week I...

  23. symptoms and ingridients contradict each other? how is that possible?
    ... SHouldn't it have the opposite effect? Aviane ( Alesse generic) and OTC Lo made me bloat and gain weight...

  24. Severe stomach cramping and Yasmin
    ... is almost done so I'm considering switching back to Alesse . Has anyone else experienced these stomach cramps...

  25. Period starting early
    ... I have been on Alesse 28 for 5 months now. Last month and this month my ... side note, I have Fibromyalgia and started taking Alesse not for the birth control (hubby and I always use ... makes for one heck of a painful experience!!!! Taking Alesse has eased these symptoms greatly. Any thoughts...

  26. Alesse vs. Aviane-28
    ... emotional for about 3 weeks of the month. I tried Alesse which was okay, but I experienced breakthrough bleeding...
    ... Aviane is the generic form of Alesse .. same thing. I've been taking it for awhile with...

  27. New to Loestrin24Fe....advice???
    ... usually happens on the higher androgen pills like Alesse . These pills aren't really good for the skin or the...

  28. Do breasts get bigger on alesse?
    ... I've never been on Alesse , so I can't comment on it. However, I gained a cup...
    ... I went from a 32 B to a 34 C when I got on Alesse . Unfortunately, I have a feeling that this was from...

  29. Acne getting WORSE while on alesse...
    ... general, pills with a higher androgen index, like Alesse , aren't good for the skin or the hair. Androgens...
    ... I had that problem, too, with Alesse ...especially more of a hormonal type acne. I also...

  30. Switching birth control...again?
    ... I know that I was perfectly fine when I was on alesse , but my doctor switched my pill because she said yaz...

  31. Yaz- Just started and have a question.
    ... was jsut wondering I just started yaz after beign on alesse for a eyar, but my question is does any one know how...

  32. Which is the best pill for your body?
    ... it really isnt making any difference. I have used alesse and triquilar but I didnt really like the side effects...

  33. Birth Control Pill Suggestion
    ... birthcontrol pills. I have taken Ortho-TriCyclen, Alesse , Marvelon, Yasmin, all those have given me varying...

  34. yasmin tab.
    ... on Yasmin but had too many side effects that I'm on Alesse now. The only bad thing about birth control pills...

  35. Do Generic and Name Brand BC Pills Have A Difference?
    ... Hi. I used to take Alesse last year for about 8 months. While I was on it, my ... compared to my heavy 9 day periods before I took Alesse . Anyways, Planned Parenthood doesn't have Alesse ... me to Levora, which is supposed to be equivalent to Alesse . I've been on Levora for 2 months now, and my periods ... are getting a lot heavier than when I was on Alesse . My question is, aren't they supposed to be the ... same? But how come my period was light on Alesse and heavy on this brand of pill?...
    ... AmberCPHT is 100% correct. Alesse and Levora do have the same progestrin, but different ... I can tell you that Levora is not the generic if Alesse . Do not let them get away with telling you that it...
    ... AmberCPHT;3500588][COLOR="DarkOrchid"] I started the Alesse birth control because after a long chat with my OB ... what you need!!! Hi. You'r OB told you that Alesse was ultra low-dose? That's so weird. I was at Planned ... for my annual pap exam and the doctor told me that Alesse is considered high dose because it is an old pill...

  36. There HAS to be a better (non-hormonal) way!
    ... I recently stopped taking my birth control pill ( alesse ) because I was wondering how it would affect my mental...

  37. Kinda freakin out...
    ... I just took my first Aviane pills (generic for Alesse ). I'm taking it due to absence of menstrual periods...

  38. Sigh..breakthrough bleeding
    ... switches throughout that time. My first pill I was on was Alesse (doctor took me off of that when he thought it might ... worked but had other nasty side effects. I went back on Alesse and had horrible breakthrough bleeding. I thought ... bleeding since starting it (12 in total because of Alesse ). I'm hoping it goes away and think it finally has...

  39. Long period while on BC?
    ... I just started taking Alesse (the 28 pack) My doctor instructed me to start...
    ... I had a similar problem with Alesse . I've been on it before with no problems, then went ... another monophasic pill but lower dose, so we went to Alesse . I had a regular period. Then was a few hours late...

  40. Alesse nausea and long period
    ... Hi Nikole I am on Alesse as well (just started) but have not experienced any...

  41. Side effects of BC or pregnancy...?
    ... some pain pills for the cramps. So began me taking Alesse . I've got 3 more pills before I should be taking...

  42. Depression/Mood Swings & BC
    ... 3 1/2 - 4 years ago I went on the Alesse for BC. As far as I was aware I was fine with it ... my use of BC and realized the first time I was on Alesse I was sad often and crying all the time before I fell...

  43. Thoughts appreciated
    ... have taken numerous BC pills including: [LIST=1] [*] Alesse [*]Levlite [*]Lunelle [*]NuvaRing(well, it's not...

  44. Comparisons between generic and brand-name bc
    ... I am going to be (hopefully) switching from Alesse to another bc within the next month, and as I'm not ... just paid $50 and change Canadian for three months of Alesse ....
    ... costs in Canada, but in the States the generic of Alesse (Aviane, manufactured by Barr Pharmaceuticals) is ... working in a pharmacy as well as taking the generic Alesse myself) the generic form of this medication is very...

  45. low libido on birth control pills
    ... a really good increase in libido by switching from Alesse to Loestrin Fe. Loestrin Fe is also considered one...

  46. Yaz for acne and other pills side effects
    ... gotten a lot better. It helped with cystic pimples Alesse left behind. Here is a list of pills taken previously ... water weight retention and no improvement on skin. Alesse : Water retention and caused CYSTIC pimples. Skin actually...

  47. Birth Control Pills and Acne
    ... which gave me a lot of acne, to a 2 hormone pill ( alesse ). The doctor said alesse might decrease the amount...
    ... When I went to my doctor for a bc rx, he gave me Alesse , though I asked for Ortho-Tricylen-Lo. He said he ... wanted me to try Alesse because of the bit of acne I have...acne, mind you ... differently for everyone. I've heard of some women loving Alesse for it's acne-healing properties...but I've also known...
    ... it may not. What did not work for me was Desogen or Alesse . It took about 4 months to see much improvement and...
    ... Hi. Well, Alesse did work for me when I first took it. I had a lot ... less acne when I took Alesse for 8 months. But then the doctor switched me to ... still gave me headaches so now I'm switching back to Alesse . I've been on Alesse for 3 weeks now and haven ... bit longer? And she gave me a generic brand of Alesse , so I don't know if it will work just as well as Alesse...

  48. how long can breakthrough bleeding last
    ... When I first started Alesse (Sunday start), I bled from the beginning of that...


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