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  1. How long will it take?
    ... Hi everyone!! I stopped taking Apri B/C pills one week ago. I was on Ortho-tri cylen ... years then changed doctors and she switched me to Apri (It's been about 3 years on that). Since starting ... Apri I have gained about 12-15lbs. I'm wondering since...
    ... beanerz777;2809039]Hi everyone!! I stopped taking Apri B/C pills one week ago. I was on Ortho-tri cylen ... years then changed doctors and she switched me to Apri (It's been about 3 years on that). Since starting ... Apri I have gained about 12-15lbs. I'm wondering since...

Bowel Disorders board

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

Thyroid Disorders board

  1. Can someone help me please?
    ... so i was like off my meds for a few months,, so in apri , i started back on them, it was .88mg,,, well i started...

  2. can birth control pills affect thyroid test results?
    ... on birth control pills. I am currently taking the Apri tab and have been since June, '05. My T4 was high...

Birth Control board

  1. Information on Cyclessa
    ... up on the internet and it said it's the generic for Apri , Desogen, Kariva, Mircette, Ortho-Cept, and Solia...

  2. Yasmin vs. Yaz
    ... lighter than when I was on traditional 7-day placebo ( Apri ). The main difference is that you take active pills...

  3. Heavy, painful period on Yasmin
    ... pill for some reason! I am doing much better on Apri which is an older pill....

  4. Bleeding on Apri?
    ... I was a bit worried. So then I can keep taking apri I just need to take the placebo pills then? And then...
    ... i used to take apri and realize that it was not the pill to skip a period ... with. my body never really adjusted while on apri , that is exactly why i stop taking. but be careful ... after you stop apri . i got pregnant the month after i stop taking it....

  5. MAD! Want to get off the pill due to the price, but scared!
    ... winner so far. Two of those pills were generic brands-- Apri and Microgestin, and i still didn't like those. The...
    ... reasons not being insured being one. Currently I'm on Apri which is a generic and I'm still paying $22.00 a month...

  6. Yaz, is it covered by Medi-Cal?
    ... affordable birth control pills out there. I used to be on Apri Oral, and it would cost around $21 after insurance...

  7. period during my third week of active pills
    ... everyone, I am currently taking Solia (generic of Apri ) I have been on it since August and really have not...

  8. When to start Apri
    ... started Yasmin(a very similar pill)and so far so good. Apri was my first pill, I stopped it because it didn't...
    ... of your body once you stop taking it. I was on Apri for 2 years before I switched. I liked the pill and...

  9. Sigh..breakthrough bleeding
    ... talk about switching, which bums me out. I was on Apri Oral for 2 years but it made me anxious and depressed...

  10. Switching to Yaz...good and bad stories?
    ... there, I switched to Yaz back in August after being on Apri -Oral for 2 years. The first week I had the normal ... on my fourth month of Yaz and I like it better than Apri . I gained weight on Apri and Yaz has taken some of ... really complaining. It's no worse than when I was on Apri . I like Yaz a lot....

  11. Apri And Weight Gain
    ... there, sorry this is getting back late, but I was on Apri for two years. The bc itself did not cause weight ... awful cravings and constant hunger like I did with Apri . I've lost 5 lbs already just from my eating habits...
    ... I gained about 15 pounds on apri after about 7 months. I had some break though bleeding ... to get pregnant after taking birth control (not for apri ) I stop taking apri at the end of april 2007 I found...

  12. Desogen & No sex drive
    ... Ortho-cyclin, Loestrin, the Nuvaring, Alesse (Aviane), Apri (Desogen), and now Lo Ovral. For me, and I stress...

  13. Your Opinion On Best BCP?
    ... these side effects! I called my Dr. to switch me to Apri , the generic Desogen. It's only $10 a month with my ... my skin. So, my vote goes towards the Desogen, Apri , Solia (all the same thing) camp. Good Luck!...

  14. Question regarding inactive pills.
    ... When I was on Apri Oral (21-day active and 7-day inactive pills), I never...

  15. New with question about Yaz
    ... the last placebo pill, but compared to my periods on Apri Oral, they really weren't that much different. I did...

  16. Periods on Yaz?
    ... I just started taking Yaz after switching from Apri Oral. I'm only on my first week of pills, but I was ... should expect for my period while on Yaz? While on Apri , my period never started until the thursday/friday...

  17. Pharmacy switches your pill and causes weight gain??
    ... also wondering if it could be my b.c.?? I started on Apri about 8 years ago and it was working great for me...

  18. Nervous Frist time BP Yaz
    ... I'm starting Yaz on Sunday after going off of Apri Oral. I'm interested to see my body's reaction since...

  19. bc question
    ... pounds of weight gain. There are a few others but like Apri but I don't think I had any problems with that one ... Ortho Cept which is the name brand for Desogen, and Apri . So far after 2 month of being on them I only had...

  20. Weight Gain
    ... it just depends on the person. I gained 10 lbs on Apri . I stopped using them in Feb and have lost about...
    ... I never gained on Apri but I gained 22lb on Loestrin FE 24. It varies per...

  21. Age to start taking BC?
    ... very manageable now. I have been on it for 2 years ( Apri Oral) and am switching to Yaz on Sunday....

  22. can you still take BC while on antibiodics?
    ... Im on amoxicillin for the antibiotics,and apri is my pill that I take. the doctor told me that they...

  23. Which pill?
    ... just know I was fine till I started it. I been on Apri ( no problems) , Ortho Cept (backache and headache...

  24. Just quit the pill after 20 years.....
    ... after my doc switched me from Ortho tri Cyclen to Apri . I went from 118 to 128. I stopped in Feb and am ... to fall off until about a month after stopping the Apri . FYI I am 35. Ya know building a house could be...

  25. The first months pill
    ... desogestrel and ethinyl estradiol. I use to take Mircette Apri , Desogen amd now I'm on Ortho Cept. They have the...

  26. IUD insertion while on period
    ... the pill for 18 years and recently was switched to Apri which made me gain about 10lbs. so I quit altogether...

  27. side effects from BC. do they go away?
    ... go away after a while? about how long? I am taking apri and i get super painful cramp like things, all throughout...
    ... Apri is generic for Desogen & Ortho-Cept. I have taken...

  28. tried skipping period...spotting now?
    ... I'm on Apri , which is monophasic. The doc I saw is a university...

  29. Depression / First month
    ... I took Aleese, Apri , Mircette, Desogen, Loestrin fe 24,and a brand in...

  30. tri sprintec
    ... (name brand) and it was great, then I switched to apri (generic) after a few months I started to have weight ... switched back I paid $45 for the desogen only $10 for the apri and guess what? switching back to the name brand did...

  31. Blood Results
    ... the pack the estrogen or the progesterone? Example. Apri Tablet(Tablet 0.15;0.03 mg;mg)...
    ... 0.4mg,Nortrel 0.035mg-1mg, Ovcon 35 0.035mg-.04mg, Apri 0.15mg-0.03mg, Femhart 5mcg-1mg Cryselle 0.3mg-0.3mg...

  32. more side effects from generic birth control?
    ... I had to go on generic versions. I tried both. the apri wasn't as bad as the other but they both gave me bigger...

  33. Changing BC again...HELP!
    ... went to a new gyno in 2005 and she switched me to Apri and sent me for a sonogram to see if everything was ... happen in the 3rd week with a monophasic pill like Apri and switched me to Ortho Tri-Cyclen in 2006. ...

  34. Changing BC again...HELP!
    ... went to a new gyno in 2005 and she switched me to Apri and sent me for a sonogram to see if everything was ... happen in the 3rd week with a monophasic pill like Apri and switched me to Ortho Tri-Cyclen in 2006. ...

  35. weight gain fright
    ... Desogen ( Apri ) BCP's made me gain about 10 lbs. I stopped 3 weeks...

  36. Desogen
    ... perfectly happy on it) to Desogen and I took the generic ( Apri ) and I have since gained around 10lbs over the last...

  37. Getting Off Birth Control?
    ... Hi, I am on Apri , before that Seasonal (terrible bacterial like acne ... mood changes, felt wEiRd) and something else. On Apri , I have gained so much weight (20lbs almost in 5 months...
    ... had to get another doctor and they made me switch to Apri . Over the past two years I went from 118 to 126-128...

  38. Thinking about IUD
    ... as a BC option for younger women. I have been on Apri Oral for 1.5 years. I didn't think I had any side...

  39. Help!!
    ... the 12 lbs. I gained since being on a certain pill ( Apri ) for the last two years. I will never go back on...

  40. How long will it take??
    ... Hi everyone!! I stopped taking Apri B/C pills one week ago. I was on Ortho-tri cylen for ... years then changed doctors and she switched me to Apri (It's been about 3 years on that). Since starting ... Apri I have gained about 12-15lbs. I'm wondering since...

  41. I need bc quick, how much does the brand matter?
    ... me a pack of hers, but she's on Desogen and I'm on Apri . I dont know how much brands matter, can I take ... her pack for now and get back to Apri after I go back home or is that not healthy?...

  42. BC making me CRAZY? PLEASE HELP! :(
    ... try something new, but not seasonal, the patch or Apri :) Good luck!...

  43. Apri BC PILL
    ... I should mention,... Apri is generic for Desogen:)...

  44. Generic vs. Brand
    ... I'm currently on Solia and was on Apri prior to that for like 3 years. I've never had any...

  45. Yasmin side effects
    ... my sex drive though with this one I'm currently on ( Apri ) it is not as bad, and neither are the other odd effects...

  46. 2 different Pills - same side effects. Is this normal?
    ... after I had my Daughter. The first pill I was on was Apri . I am now on Alesse. I am my second pack into Alesse ... on pills. Will it always be the same. I went off Apri because I didn't like how my Body reacted to it. I...

  47. Out of Stock Triphasil-28
    ... when this one is finished. (I think she gave me APRI and Ortho Cyclen, not sure which I will try 1st?) ... cost me $80.00 a month, the generic $7.00. I think Apri is a generic also of some other brand name drug. ...
    ... Ortho Cyclen (not tricyclen). I think I will try the APRI next. Yes, I would love to hear that Triphasil...

  48. good pill for acne??
    ... pills that help my symptoms more. I was perscribed Apri but given Solia at the pharmacy (I've been told they...
    ... pills that help my symptoms more. I was perscribed Apri but given Solia at the pharmacy (I've been told they...
    ... pills that help my symptoms more. I was perscribed Apri but given Solia at the pharmacy (I've been told they...

  49. Apri- please any information
    ... Hello, My gyno today switched me from ortho lo, to Apri due to a lot of breakthrough bleeding. I didn't really ... placebo pills of my ortho lo...sunday when i start Apri , should i wait 7 days to have sex again or no? Please...
    ... Apri the generic for ortho-cept, I have never seen ortho ... the OTC lo. On Sunday you should take your first Apri tablet. Since you are switching between brands of ... you didn't screw up the OTC lo or if you start the apri late). Apri still has a low androgenic effect,...
    ... the OTC lo. On Sunday you should take your first Apri tablet. Since you are switching between brands of ... you didn't screw up the OTC lo or if you start the apri late). Are you 100% sure about this though? For ... suppose to wait 7 days? (BTW is the wait period for Apri 7 days anyways? I haven't found any info on that. ... get worse again..thats really all im worry about & Apri contains Desogestrel and the LO didn't-- i am also...
    ... Mircette) which has the same progestin (desogestrel) as Apri . My acne was significantly better on this pill than...
    ... prescription today. And instead of them giving me Apri (like my gyno wrote a Rx for) they gave me Solia. ... Is this the same thing as Apri or what? On my prescription it says Ortho-Cept (the ... Should i ask the pharmicist about this since its not Apri like my gyno gave me or just take this Solia Sunday...
    ... nice hard plastic case (vs. the plastic pocket thing apri comes in)...
    ... The pack and pill color and all. I saw a picture of Apri , the pills are red and placebos are white. My Solia ... are white and green...is Solia and Apri the same thing? I don't want to be taking the wrong ... prescription she gave me. Is solia more popular than Apri ? Wow i am sorry about all these questions! I am ... :D :) BTW, what is the name brand for Solia or Apri anyways? Ortho-cept?...
    ... Solia and Apri are the same thing. The pharmacy didn't screw up ... control is all the generics also have brand names ( apri , desogen, solia). They call these branded generics...
    ... thing, my gyno for some reason really wanted me on Apri (from the way she was talking about) so, hmm..i should...
    ... also wondering if it could be my b.c.?? I started on Apri about 8 years ago and it was working great for me...
    ... I was on Apri for 2 years and am starting a new pack of Yaz on Sunday ... . Personally I really liked Apri and never had any problems with it. My gyno wanted ... but if not for that, I would have probably stayed on Apri . It's a 28-day pack with 21 days of hormonal pills ... think I would have had it with any bc pill, not just Apri . Everyone is different, but I found for me, Apri...

  50. Any Solia Users?
    ... they infrormed me that they will no long be carrying Apri and that I will be given Solia. I've had a good experiece ... on Apri and was wondering if anyone could give me their opinion...
    ... just got my solia perscription, My doctor perscribed Apri but the pharmacy gave me solia insted. I haven't started...
    ... if I'm switching pills, I better finish up all the Apri first. From what I've found, it's the same pill ... as Apri (ingredient wise) so I'm hoping that it will be similar ... experience wise. I switched from Aleese a few years ago to Apri . It was a similar experience, but my period came ... much later in the week with the Apri , so I was at my heavest on the weekends. I'm hoping ... your comments and post mine as well. I wonder if Apri isn't being produced anymore since the same thing...
    ... Sunday, and I haven't noticed any difference from the Apri - so I guess they are alike. I won't know for sure...

  51. birth control enlarges breast size?
    ... yall are so lucky!! (getting bigger...) im taking apri and they are still flippin A's and they hurt like...

  52. How much do you pay?

  53. Loestrin 24 Fe--Lots of questions!
    ... Desogen for about 13 years. I was on Mircette, Ovcon 35, Apri and Aleese somewhere in between all those years but...

  54. missed iron pill
    ... supposedly during your period. No, I am taking Apri (generic Desogen). I call these pills at the end...

  55. Cryselle Side-Effects
    ... Cryselle (I was on Aviane for 2 months prior to this and Apri for a year). I've been experiencing some soreness...

  56. Yaz Birth Control
    ... also. I have previously taken Yasmin, Estrostep, and Apri , and this one has been the best so far. My appetite ... has decresed greatly as opposed to the Estrostep and Apri . I gained a lot of weight taking those pills. I...
    ... pill. I have previously taken Ortho-Cept and then Apri tabs which the latter gave me the worst case of non ... experienced a high sex drive but I had been on that Apri pill for about 4 years and it may not be completely...

  57. Apri/Desogen and Breakthrough Bleeding
    ... Hi- I have been on Apri for 3.5 months now, and after a bad initial breakout...
    ... Hi- I have been on Apri for 3.5 months now, and after a bad initial breakout...

  58. Breaking out!!!
    ... cleared up. I just switched to Desogen (actually to Apri the generic)due to insurance reasons which is supposed...

  59. Still Waiting for my period (Apri/Aviane)
    ... Hey Everyone, I had been on Apri for about a year. I was having my period almost twice...

  60. Acne and birth control
    ... along with you. Have you thought of trying Desogen or Apri ? Some people say that works well....

  61. Generics for Desogen
    ... I am confused-are Desogen, Apri and Ortho-Cept all the same, w/Apri being the generic...
    ... I'm not sure about the Ortho-Cept, but Apri is the generic for Desogen....
    ... it's made by another company. It's not a generic. Apri is the generic for Desogen and Ortho-cept....
    ... brand worked best for me with 2 day periods. Then Apri with 5 day periods. Ortho-Cept is my least favorite...

  62. Off 'apri' for 4 weeks- is this expected?
    ... took a different BCP for two years before going on apri for another 2. I decided to give my body a rest, as...

  63. Another Early Period Question. Nervous!
    ... Hey everyone, I have been on Apri since about Apri l. I usually get my period within the last three red...

  64. Birth control pills and other health problems getting worse
    ... heavier not lighter (as they were on alesse) now I'm on Apri , and it seems that this pill makes me want to eat...

  65. yasmin experiences
    ... did prescribe a different pill, which I am now on ( Apri )...
    ... The first week was a little rough (I switched from Apri Oral to Yaz), lots of crying over weird things. I ... remember going through that when I first started on Apri , too. But after the first week, it's been fantastic ... always got terribly anxious on the third week of the Apri active pills and Yaz seems to have done the trick...

  66. new pill packet question
    ... I went on the pill two days ago, Apri , and I read the whole instructions packet. It told...

  67. Weight gain from Apri
    ... I didn't gain weight on Apri , but I have definitely gained on Loestrin. I think...
    ... She said my birthcontrol could make me fat! Is Apri making others fat??? 29yrs old in Florida...

  68. my yasmin experience, what's yours???
    ... me, yet he did write me an Rx for a new pill called Apri . I am too scared to take it. So, to answer your...
    ... told you my story before but maybe you should try the apri . Are you nervous about the increased risk of blood...
    ... return of the old symptoms I used to have, I may try Apri then....I am just scared....

  69. Apri
    ... what the pros and cons are to trying the new pill, Apri that he gave me.... Apri has the same side effects...
    ... severe nausea and loss of appetite, 8 day periods Apri : took it for just a month before I started name brand...

  70. How much weight has everyone gained on the pill?
    ... now been on Yasmin for 1 year and now Dr wants me on Apri , some pill I have never heard of, he thinks it may...
    ... now been on Yasmin for 1 year and now Dr wants me on Apri , some pill I have never heard of, he thinks it may ... habits as I had when I wasn't on a pill. I switced to Apri when my insurance stopped covering Alesse about 2 ... different, but I've never had any ill side effects with Apri . What effects are you experiencing? From there you...
    ... "I switced to Apri when my insurance stopped covering Alesse about 2 ... I feel like I'd get so sick and tired if this one ( Apri ) didn't work I'd go insane. On Yasmin my 1st year...
    ... two-cents worth in anyway. My daughter has been on Apri for a year, and has gained 15 lbs. Her OB blames it ... retaining fluid, it would be less likely with Kariva than Apri . I have used the Ortho-Evra patch for a year with...
    ... two-cents worth in anyway. My daughter has been on Apri for a year, and has gained 15 lbs. Her OB blames it ... retaining fluid, it would be less likely with Kariva than Apri . I have used the Ortho-Evra patch for a year with...

  71. A *bit* confused
    ... switching to another brand will fix this? I'm on Apri now, but I never had this problem when I was on Alesse...


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