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Headaches & Migraines board

  1. Headaches on top of head. HELP!!
    ... I switched from Allesse to Desogen I still get migraines but during that time of the...

Cancer: Cervical & Ovarian board

  1. ovarain cysts
    ... name of levogenestrel (there are also others like Desogen etc.. but this one is the most commonly used). ...

Weight Loss board

  1. I'm on BCP's, is it possible to lose weight and still be on BCP's?
    ... year, I notice a little weight gain and now I'm on desogen , Well, I'm on BCP's for my acne because it's hormonal...

Bowel Disorders board

  1. periods and constipation (for women only)
    ... bowels from happening to me. I just switched back to Desogen which is what I took when I started BC for the first...

Hormone Problems board

  1. Low sex drive, hormonal imbalance?
    ... s my background. I was on birth control (mostly desogen ) from age 18-26. I had my first kid at 27 and second...

  2. Possible hormonal imbalance??
    ... first i was on seasonale for 1.5 years I switched to desogen (which is what i am on now) due to consist spotting...
    ... first i was on seasonale for 1.5 years I switched to desogen (which is what i am on now) due to consist spotting...

  3. Progesterone Levels
    ... want to get pregnant so I asked him to put me back on Desogen . He gave me the name brand which is OrthoCept I was ... on Desogen for over 10 years then changed cause I had migraines...

Thyroid Disorders board

  1. **HELP Birth Control/Synthroid mess? not sure what to do?**
    ... I have been put on a new birth control pill called desogen and I am on my 4th day and I have been feeling pretty ... am going hypo. anyway I was going to stop tthe desogen today, I have been doing well with my synthroid for ... advice, since at this point I just want to stop the desogen , :)...

Birth Control board

  1. Desogen: Negative Side Effects- Alternative option?
    ... I was on Desogen for about 8 months. I hated it! I had many of the...

  2. My Pill and my lowered sex drive, help.
    ... I know, it's frustrating. I was on a pill called Desogen that killed my libido. I went off it after only a...

  3. mini pill question
    ... little irresponsible about of or w/e. Before I was on desogen and used it without condoms and never had an issue...

  4. What is the best birthcontrol for migraine sufferers
    ... I was getting them every other week when I was on desogen and then ortho tri-cyclen and now Im on yasmin which...

  5. Information on Cyclessa
    ... the internet and it said it's the generic for Apri, Desogen , Kariva, Mircette, Ortho-Cept, and Solia. That being ... said, I have experience with Desogen - I hated it. It sucked bigtime. The breakthrough...

  6. why would i start my period a week early when i'm on the pill
    ... but that was a couple years ago when I was taking Desogen . So I'm not too sure. I will just have to pee on a...
    ... The reason why you didn't have the problem with Desogen is because it's all one level of hormones the entire...
    ... The reason why you didn't have the problem with Desogen is because it's all one level of hormones the entire...

  7. The Pill and Sex Drive
    ... patients waiting. She wrote me a new prescription for Desogen because that is what I was on before Yaz. I initially ... went off Desogen because I wanted to try something new for my mood ... with Yaz. Now, I'm reading all this stuff about Desogen giving people a low sex drive, but I never really ... doctor. What kind of problems have people had with Desogen ?...
    ... Low sex drive was the only problem I had on Desogen . I quit it after only a month because of this. You...

  8. Mircette birth control pills....HELP!
    ... bathroom, but it hasnt stopped. I recently switched from Desogen to this pill. But my doc says to that it takes 3 months ... having any cramping or mood swings like I had with Desogen . But I am definitely considering changing my pills...

  9. Birth Control Pills and the Female Libido?
    ... been on pills that absolutely slaughtered my libido ( Desogen is one that comes to mind). I've also been on one...

  10. Question for folks on Levora
    ... etc.) Birth control is another mater. I've taken: Desogen , Yasmin and FemconFe with reactions varying from ...

  11. has this happened to anyone?
    ... Hi everyone I just got taken off of desogen b/c my blood pressure has gone up. I went to planned...
    ... i quit taking desogen last night even though i had 5 pills left in the pack...

  12. Switching Pills Opinions Please
    ... different pills, Ortho-cyclen, ortho-tri-cyclen, demulen, desogen , norinyl, tri-norinyl, seasonale, I mean the list...

  13. Birth Control Making Me CRAZY???
    ... Desogen is terrible. I had the same problem when I was on...
    ... a lot of side effects. As for me I've never tried Desogen but I am currently on Yasmin. I's been almost two...

  14. Recommendations for BC for g/f
    ... including me) have complained about a brand called Desogen lowering their sex drive. For me, it was nonexistent...
    ... particular side effect, sorry. I was only on the Desogen for one month and I quit it, I wasn't willing to ride...

  15. Ortho Tri-Cyclen Lo=Depression?
    ... is the sex drive hormone. I had this problem on Desogen . I only stayed on it for a month, then quit it. ...

  16. Could It Really Be From The Pill??
    ... same to every pill either. I was on a pill called Desogen that completely killed my libido, so after only one...
    ... t necessarily mean less side effects. For me, the Desogen was the lower dose pill and it killed my sex drive...

  17. How long after stopping the pill....
    ... back afterward. I was only on that particular pill ( Desogen ) a month, though....

  18. Chronic breakthrough bleeding advice?
    ... can remember. Ortho-Novum, Ortho Try-cylen, Yasmin, Desogen , Yaz.. I think there might be one or two more in there...

  19. Depo Provera
    ... 15 years. The worst ones for me were Seasonale and Desogen . Seasonale made my moods worse than I can possibly ... put into words and Desogen caused a lot of breakthrough bleeding. I find that...

  20. Girlfriend seems to have no sex drive anymore, what to do?....
    ... affect all women the same. I was once on a pill called Desogen that completely slaughtered my sex drive. Yet another...
    ... one. That was the only side effect I had while on Desogen , but it wasn't one that I was willing to tolerate...

  21. lack of sex drive, depression, can't lose weight, bc related?
    ... However, different pills affect us differently. On Desogen , my libido was absolutely dead. However, I never...

  22. libido
    ... would depend on how long you were on it. I was on Desogen for only a month, stopped taking it due to no sex...
    ... would depend on how long you were on it. I was on Desogen for only a month, stopped taking it due to no sex...

  23. Nuva Ring:
    ... going off BC all together since I have tried the pill ( Desogen ) which also gave me troubles. My questions are...
    ... going off BC all together since I have tried the pill ( Desogen ) which also gave me troubles. My questions are...

  24. sick of pills, Hows the Lea's Shield?
    ... know it is the pill, A few years ago when I was on desogen I gained 40pound and when I went off birth control...

  25. worth changing?
    ... for some. Some examples are: Ovcon-35, Brevicon, Desogen , or Ortho-Cept....

  26. continuous bleeding
    ... Last February I started taking the birth control Desogen as a continuous form. I took it until September when...

  27. naseau before period? please help
    ... normal when starting yazmin birth control. I am on desogen and before that mircette. I didn't have what you are...

  28. Birth Control Pills and Acne
    ... work for you it may not. What did not work for me was Desogen or Alesse. It took about 4 months to see much improvement...

  29. Desogen & No sex drive
    ... I, too, had no sex drive on Desogen . I quit taking it after only a month, though, couldn...
    ... I also have no sex drive on Desogen , however because I have such severe depression on ... take, so I went back and got my old prescription to desogen . Like the previous poster said every woman is different ... cyclin, Loestrin, the Nuvaring, Alesse (Aviane), Apri ( Desogen ), and now Lo Ovral. For me, and I stress "for me"...
    ... Desogen was the only pill to kill my sex drive, I guess alot...

  30. Your Opinion On Best BCP?
    ... how your body reacts to certain pills. I was on Desogen and it was incredible. Regular periods, clear skin ... I called my Dr. to switch me to Apri, the generic Desogen . It's only $10 a month with my insurance so it's a ... nothing for my skin. So, my vote goes towards the Desogen , Apri, Solia (all the same thing) camp. Good Luck...

  31. Desogen??? anyone out there on this? is it good?
    ... shrink---no joke!:o anyway, my friend has been on Desogen for a few months after years of being on the depo...
    ... Hi, Desogen was the first birth control I took. My doctor said ... horrible but if I didn't have acne I would go back to desogen . As for my period on ortho its 4 days on desogen it ... different, but if your unhappy with the Ortho then Desogen (generic=Apri or Solia) may be a good pill to try,...
    ... Desogen was great for me, no bad side effects and did wonders...
    ... controls causing a lot of hair loss and I've heard that Desogen & Ortho Cept is lower on the androgen scale. I've...

  32. Are Yaz and Yasmin the same? Help!
    ... rmatologist who suggested that I switch my current BC pill ( desogen ) to either Yaz or Yasmin. I noticed on the websites...
    ... between Yaz and Yasmin? This is so confusing! I'm on Desogen right now and everything works fine...except for my...
    ... or switch to something closer than Yaz or Yasmin if Desogen is working for you otherwise. I tried Yaz and reeeeeeally...

  33. Which BCP is the best??
    ... Trinorinyl or Norinyl, either. It seems like Demulen and Desogen are not as oftenly complained about, although I have...

  34. Seasonique and mood swings
    ... spent the past 2.5 years blaming Mircette and praising Desogen which I'm on now and love, but I think it's just a...

  35. is this normal?
    ... if my pill wasn't absorbed all the way? BTW I'm on Desogen ....
    ... any pill, it's not unusual. In fact when I was on Desogen , I remember having that problem a lot, so that's why ... think at that time, if I remember correctly, I was on Desogen , switched to Ortho-Tri-Cyclen and then to Microgestin ... days on microgestin also, but not as bad as I did on Desogen (or Demulen also when I was on it.). If it gets...

  36. The Kariva Birth Control
    ... with the pill it states that this form of hormone desogen there is some increase in risk of blood clots. Maybe...

  37. No period on Loestrin24
    ... time and used a back up method. I was previously on Desogen 28 and I had to come off of it because I bled for...

  38. bc question
    ... Loestrin FE 24 for the weight gain and cyst acne. Desogen gave me migraines, Mircette I don't remember why I ... I am now on Ortho Cept which is the name brand for Desogen , and Apri. So far after 2 month of being on them I...

  39. Which pill?
    ... I loved desogen , it cleared up my skin and I didn't gain a single...

  40. The first months pill
    ... ethinyl estradiol. I use to take Mircette Apri, Desogen amd now I'm on Ortho Cept. They have the same kind...
    ... but I stopped and went back on the name brand for Desogen which is Ortho Cept. I feel much better now. Period...

  41. Loestrin 24 Fe side effects are too much!
    ... Well I was on Desogen for 10 years and was taken off due to migraines. I ... on 22lbs. Now back on Ortho Cept the name brand of Desogen and take B supplements. So far no migraines. ...

  42. side effects from BC. do they go away?
    ... Apri is generic for Desogen & Ortho-Cept. I have taken all. In my case the side...

  43. Weight Gain Issues
    ... are. I am 38 had a similar problem Was switched from Desogen to Loestrin FE 24 due to migraines and I gained 22lbs ... switched pills to Ortho Cept which is the name brand for Desogen and was given 10mg of Provera progesterone with my...

  44. Depression / First month
    ... I took Aleese, Apri, Mircette, Desogen , Loestrin fe 24,and a brand in a peach pack that I ... finished my 1st month of Ortho Cept the name brand for Desogen and have not a headache, mood swings, depression...

  45. which BC will NOT cause me to gain weight?
    ... Mircette Regular-dose pills are: Brevicon, Demulen, Desogen , Levlen, Levora, Loestrin, Lo/Ovral, Low-Ogestrel...
    ... Mircette Regular-dose pills are: Brevicon, Demulen, Desogen , Levlen, Levora, Loestrin, Lo/Ovral, Low-Ogestrel...
    ... weight on Yaz and Yazmin too. I changed pills from Desogen to Loestrin FE 24 and have had nothing but problems ... gain if it were me I wouldn't. I went from of the Desogen to Ovcon 35 for a month and gained 5 pounds instantly...

  46. New Lybrel
    ... low in that pill. I changed to Loestrin FE 24 from Desogen gained 22lbs. I had my hormones tested and I have ... body. I went back to Ortho Cept the name brand for Desogen and I am getting better. It's only been 3 1/2 weeks...

  47. Acne experiences with BC
    ... Desogen , Micrette, Aleese, had I no problems with acne. Was...

  48. Depo to Loestrin 24 Fe
    ... altogether. Before I was on Loestrin I was on Desogen but had sever migraines so I was switched to Lo. Gained...

  49. tri sprintec
    ... feel better or something. I 've done this, I was on desogen (name brand) and it was great, then I switched to ... I demanded to be switched back I paid $45 for the desogen only $10 for the apri and guess what? switching back...

  50. Blood Results
    ... 22lbs in the first 2 months when I switched from Desogen to Loestrin FE 24. I just picked up my test results...
    ... Provera. I asked him if I could just go back to the Desogen even though it gave me migrines. He wrote me a script ... Orthocept which is the name brand for Apri,Solia, and Desogen . So now I sit here with these scripts in front...
    ... the Ovcon? I took it the first month I was off of Desogen and I gained 8 pounds. I did check my progesterone...
    ... any progesterone in that pill. Before that I was on Desogen . Only time will tell if the extra progesterone...

  51. Desogen-don't like it!
    ... have been taking Lo-Ovral for years but switched to Desogen when I went to Planned Parenthood last month because...
    ... I have read others who despise the stuff. I was on Desogen for around 10 years. Had migraines almost the entire ... asking him to write a script out for the name brand of Desogen which is Orthocept. It's been a while and I'm older...
    ... I have read others who despise the stuff. I was on Desogen for around 10 years. Had migraines almost the entire ... asking him to write a script out for the name brand of Desogen which is Orthocept. It's been a while and I'm older...

  52. Birth Control and High Cholesterol?
    ... I was on Desogen for years. It was usually around 180-200. I took a...

  53. Loestrin24 FE Advise!!!
    ... months this one does not work then I'd switch. On Desogen I had a hard time sleeping had migraines, lost lots...
    ... I so agree. I don't know if me changing from Desogen to Loestrin FE 24 caused me to loose so much progesterone ... days that I have been on Ortho Cept the name bran of Desogen so it's to early to tell if this will help my progesterone...

  54. yasmin birth control!
    ... the cause of hair loss. I was loosing hair daily on Desogen . When I switched to Loestrin about 3 months later...

  55. Loestrin 24 FE - weight gain
    ... it I am on Ortho Cept which is the name brand for Desogen that I was on before I went to Loesterin... I can...

  56. weight gain and loestrin 24
    ... on LoEstrin FE 24 for my migraines. I had been on Desogen for about 13 years. I was on a few others someone...

  57. Ortho Tricycline LO
    ... then also trying several other pills like Loestrin, Desogen , Yasmin, Kariva, and regualr Ortho tricycline. Can...

  58. No more depression!
    ... Ok i need some advice quick. I'm currently on Desogen , and while i like it tons more than ortho tri-cylen...
    ... another pill (since you already like the one you're on - Desogen ), try taking a B complex vitamin and maybe some magnesium...

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

  60. Desogen
    ... think they have a lesser risk of blood clots than the Desogen pills....
    ... Desogen was one of the many that I tried in vain over the ... painful cramps. None of the brands I tried (including desogen , loestrin, microgestin, ortho-cyclen, orthotricyclen ... mood swings. So, if you're asking my opinion of desogen , I'll tell you the truth: It was no better than any...
    ... another may have many, and vice versa. As well, as to Desogen being a "higher risk" pill for blood clots, there ... any, go to the hospital. Aside from all that, Desogen contains the same progestin (what people talk about ... but for others their periods can be irregular. Desogen is a monophasic pill. This means that each of the ... Bear in mind that it may take several months on Desogen before you notice any change. Hope that helps!...
    ... Samizzle79 - I was on Desogen for only a month and I absolutely hated it. It completely...
    ... (on it for 13 years was perfectly happy on it) to Desogen and I took the generic (Apri) and I have since gained ... brands seem to be the culpirts. I would stay away from Desogen but the other poster is right they affect people differentl...
    ... I took Desogen for about 13 years. I was switched to Loestrin FE ... the Loestrin. I never had any problem with the Desogen except for the migrains the week of my period. I am ... waiting on the doc to call in my new prescription for Desogen . I'll take the headaches over the weight gain. I had...
    ... I have been on Desogen for almost a year, and I have not really had any problems...

  61. How's Mircette?
    ... Mircette was one of the third generation pills with Desogen (or whatever it is...a form of the word...) in it ... was bad. I read some articles this morning about the Desogen thing, so idk how you feel on it, and if it is really ... say, or what, but alot of women on other sites said desogen was the only thing that would help their periods,...

  62. Ortho-TriCyclen Lo
    ... being on Ortho-TriCyclen for 10 years. I've tried desogen , loestrin, yaz, and mircette and none of them worked...

  63. Loestrin or Mircette
    ... I had been on Desogen for about 13 years. I was on Mircette someone in between...

  64. Your risk of blood clots higher than you think on BC pills
    ... Cept, Reclipsen, Mircette, Velivet, Kariva, Apri-28, Desogen and any and all generics containing the progestin...

  65. Birth Control Pill cost?.
    ... center it is usually pretty cheap. I am able to get Desogen (which is a less expensive pill because it is an older...

  66. Which pill is best suited?
    ... got zits after about 4 months. Now i'm on Marvelon ( Desogen in the US). It's supposed to be a good one for skin...

  67. I need bc quick, how much does the brand matter?
    ... my roommate offered me a pack of hers, but she's on Desogen and I'm on Apri. I dont know how much brands matter...
    ... pill, but you might like it better than yours. I take Desogen . I got alot of headaches on my first pack, so came...


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