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Dizziness / Vertigo board

  1. Yasmin causing Vertigo/dizziness?
    ... 10 days ago. I started a new BC this past Sunday ( Kariva - generic Mircette). So far I still have all the...

Bowel Disorders board

  1. Diverticulitis/gallbaldder problems...
    ... weight gain (about 50 lbs in 5 years) started taking Kariva about 2 years ago. I still have problems with my weight...

Birth Control board

  1. brand names vs generics
    ... side effects. I've tried: Tri-Sprintec, Mircette, Kariva , and Aviane (all generics) and I hated them all....
    ... Mircette is a brand name...it's generic is Kariva ! I was on this kind also, and it worked good. You...

  2. Problems with period, please help!
    ... 00!! So, then I got on Mircette , well the generic, Kariva . Did fine on it. Then they switched me again because ... periods, but nothing. Now, I am off Lutera and back on Kariva and staying. What do you think it could be from??...

  3. Mircette/Kariva - considering Yaz because of migraines - help!
    ... probably 4 years, and I've switched to the generic Kariva in the past maybe 2 years because of insurance. I...
    ... of my monthly hormonal migraines (but they gave me Kariva I guess becaues of insurance)... I'm on the last week ... off of them for a year, now I'm back on the pill, Kariva . I'm 51 years old, ready to get through menopause...
    ... t work at all) to birth control. I've been taking Kariva for about 5 years and it has helped with the headaches...

  4. Camila birth control pills....a question!
    ... My doctor changed me from Kariva to Camila (which is a mini pill and is generic for...

  5. Tried 4 diff BCPs.. looking for suggestions for something new
    ... (stopped it b/c it made me psycho and depressed), Kariva and then Alesse (and I stopped both of those because...

  6. Should I switch to Yaz/ what time do you take your pills.
    ... of switching. I am not happy with the one i am on ( kariva ). I have crazy mood swings and bad pms and the longer...

  7. Horrible Mood Swings on Kariva
    ... I tried Kariva as well when Ortho Tri Cyclen (Tri Sprintec) gave ... me horrible mood swings. I was on Kariva for maybe about 2 weeks when I noticed my appetite...

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

  9. kariva and spiro
    ... i take kariva now and have been for the last 3 years and my pms...

  10. When to start Kariva
    ... How are you doing on Kariva ? any side effects?:)...

  11. Teen BC
    ... to be something that will work for you =). I am on Kariva now and I really like it too... but I have only been...

  12. Birth control suggestions please! :D
    ... or one that regulates a monthly period) I was on kariva once before and it realllly messed up my periods ... now they are often late, but soon after i got off kariva i lost 20 pounds due to a history with an eating disorder...

  13. Never taken BC... Thinking of taking YAZ.... Thoughts on YAZ and/or BC???
    ... my university pharmacy had generic and cheap ($20!) Kariva (generic of Mircette). I would probably still be ... for cheap. I have just finished up 2 months on Kariva . I have gained 5 pounds, and my acne is still lessened ... I have low sex drive and I think either being on Kariva OR just being on birthcontrol for such a time, as...

  14. Birth Control
    ... migranes during my placebo pills so my doctor has me on Kariva now. I have been reading terrible things about it...

  15. can you help me find a pill?
    ... Hi Hockie Chick, I am on Kariva (its generic for Mercette). I have only been on it...

  16. Kariva side effects
    ... Kariva is one of the few pills that I never tried. However...

  17. about kariva
    ... All combined pills are equally effective. Kariva is 99.9% effective if taken at the same time every...

  18. libido
    ... clotting risk also. The newer generation pills that is. Kariva , mircette, all sister pills. I was on them for...

  19. Stopped BCP and now severe depression... please help
    ... sure what to do anymore... In November 2006 I took Kariva for about 2 weeks and stopped because I was really...

  20. Alesse & Aviane-- are you getting the same results?
    ... So I've switched off of both Kariva (Mircette) and Tri-Sprintec (OrthoTriCyclen) and my...

  21. Switching BCPs... Please help!
    ... Ok, so I was on Kariva (Mircette generic) for about 2 weeks and I stopped...

  22. A little "stronger"?
    ... I'm currently on Mircette (brand name of Kariva ) and love it, except for one thing. I get a lot of...

  23. The Kariva Birth Control
    ... Hey :) I am not familiar with Kariva , but I can answer more about the green vs. blue pills...
    ... Hey!! yeah so i was just given the Kariva birth control pill also and i had never heard of it ... ill tell you how i found it) i searched goog for Kariva Birth Control and i clicked the like second link that ... says Kariva - The Well-Timed Period ....hope it helps some...
    ... QUOTE=s3xb0mb;3147899]Hey :) I am not familiar with Kariva , but I can answer more about the green vs. blue pills ... the difference between the green and blue pills? Kariva is the generic version of Mircette. In the literature...
    ... QUOTE=s3xb0mb;3147899]Hey :) I am not familiar with Kariva , but I can answer more about the green vs. blue pills...
    ... Hi there, I took Kariva for about 2 weeks and stopped it immediately. I was...
    ... [QUOTE=bella1829;3171603]Hi there, I took Kariva for about 2 weeks and stopped it immediately. I was...
    ... just took my first pill yesterday. I decided to look Kariva up and thats how I found this website. I was hoping...
    ... Are you still on Kariva ? Are you liking it?...

  24. Painful............breasts........is This Normal?
    ... This Is My Third Week On Kariva , I Haven't Taken Bc In Five Years. This Morning I...

  25. started new bc, any advice?
    ... Ok so, I started bc ( Kariva ) on this past Sunday. I haven't been on bc in five...

  26. New to sight-need some advice
    ... I started Kariva on this past Sunday. I am very worried about all of...
    ... know everyone is different, but I have been taking Kariva for some time now and have had no bad experiences ... taken a different pill from the same manufacturer as Kariva and liked that pill as well. I have only read maybe...

  27. Started Kariva
    ... I am new to this whole thing, but I just started Kariva two days ago. I haven't been on bc in five years because ... than good. Can anyone tell me there side effects on Kariva ?...
    ... Kariva is the generic version of Mircette. I was on it a ... them give me the brand name, Mircette, instead of Kariva , which is it's generic. Good luck!...

  28. Depo to Kariva (Mircette)
    ... Back in 2005 I had a tubal reversal and was put on Kariva just after surgery. Although I only took it for 2 ... NOT USE DEPO... it should be banned! I started Kariva one week early on the 6/17. I haven't had any negative...
    ... I think you'll like Kariva , especially if you're sensitive to weight gain. I ... like every one of them made me gain weight except Kariva . I may have lost a couple of pounds when I first...

  29. HELP! massive weight gain w/depo, any suggestions for BCP?
    ... Dr. called in a prescription for me on Friday for Kariva . Has anyone had any bad/good experiences with this ... time to rid itself of the Depo before I start the Kariva ?...
    ... Thank you so much Daisy, I actually started Kariva on the 17th, I'm anxious to get the depo out of my ... use. I hope I won't gain anymore weight while on Kariva . I appreciate all of your input and this board in...
    ... effects are you experiencing? I actually started Kariva on the 17th, I'm anxious to get the depo out of my ... use. I hope I won't gain anymore weight while on Kariva . I appreciate all of your input and this board in...

  30. New Pill
    ... So after taking Loestrin for 4 months I switched to Kariva and all of my symptoms went away. I can actually notice...

  31. which BC will NOT cause me to gain weight?
    ... different progestin than the Loestrin. I am now on Kariva (generic of Mircette) and have no problems whatsoever...

  32. Not happy with the BCP I'm on.
    ... period for another 3 months. My gyn switched me to Kariva which I just started today, but I have heard lots...
    ... I had really good luck with Kariva (I took it for 2 years), but in Oct., I will be 40...

  33. 2 weeks off
    ... pleased to report I am loosing weight! I have been off Kariva now for 2 weeks and I have lost 5 pounds already....

  34. I've finally quit
    ... I already quit taking my pill. I was currently on Kariva , but I've been on so many brands, too many to count...

  35. Ortho Tricycline LO
    ... several other pills like Loestrin, Desogen, Yasmin, Kariva , and regualr Ortho tricycline. Can anyone tell me...

  36. Stopping BC for good
    ... would try them out. So I just stopped taking my Kariva because of weight gain. The 3rd day of stopping I...

  37. How's Mircette?
    ... estrogen drop experienced on other pills is avoided. Kariva is the generic. If anyone hated it, please let me...
    ... I was on Kariva , the generic. I absolutely HATED it. I ended up...
    ... went away and so did my zits. The bad part was the Kariva . They switched me for insurance reasons, and I know ... suppose to be the same pill but trust me they arent! The Kariva made me gain weight, about 16 pounds in 1 year. I ... watched what i ate but it didnt help, so watch out for kariva , its not good....
    ... I was on kariva for a lil more than 2yrs for endometriosis...After...
    ... was a question that I am just now reading concerning kariva . Did you do well on this bc?:)...

  38. Ovulation After Stopping Pill
    ... Hi, I went off Kariva last week & had my withdrawl bleed on Monday. Will...

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

  40. Question about AF on Kariva 28
    ... Well, my gyno put me on Kariva 28 because since I had my DS, my periods were out...

  41. Going off of BC
    ... therapy, I too have decided to come off the pill also ( kariva ).. The past year I have been depressed and couldnt...
    ... placebo pills. Hi wondering..I too was put on bc ( kariva ) because I have endo..I was having excruciating cramps...

  42. Switching BCs - when is it safe to have sex?
    ... I switched over from Yasmin to Kariva recently and wondered if I need to wait to have sex ... continued like everything was normal and started the Kariva that following Sunday, so I never missed a beat with ... anything. I've only been on the Kariva for 8 days now and I didn't know if that was long...

  43. birth control pills and weight
    ... birth control causes weight gain? I have been on Kariva for 2 years and I have gained 28pds...Which is why...

  44. Kariva Birth Control
    ... I was switched from Mircette to Kariva due to insurance reasons. I have only had about 2 ... headaches for a LONG time. I just went off of the Kariva 3 days ago because I think that they and possibly...
    ... another alternative so that's when I decided to take Kariva . I have been on Kariva for about three months now...
    ... I have been on Kariva for 2 yrs now and my side affects have been totally ... endometriosis and was having severe cramping...But the Kariva has made me gain 28pds and I cant began to tell you...
    ... taking Mircette for 1 year then I had to switch to Kariva due to incurance reasons. I had no problems taking ... Mircette. But once I switched to Kariva I started noticing things. I was 132 pounds, and ended ... I called my doctor this week and I went off of the Kariva for good now. I want to see how my body reacts to...
    ... I was on Kariva for 6 months and stopped due to weight gain also....
    ... I've been on Kariva for about 3 months now and have noticed a difference...
    ... Arial Narrow"]My OBGYN has recently perscribed me Kariva , and after reading all of the complaints about it ... Is there anyone thats had a good experience with Kariva ?[/FONT]...
    ... texture changed..It is alot better after 2 mths off Kariva ...As I posted earlier I gained 28pds in 2yrs..2mths ... before going off kariva I did weight watchers and walked 2miles 6 days per...
    ... I have been on Kariva for the past 6 months. I have had no weight gain,...

  45. I need your opinions on Kariva
    ... get any of my typical headaches. Now, I've been on Kariva for about a year, and the past three months I started...

  46. advice, please? i can't find a BC without side effects!
    ... went to my primary doctor who decided to change me to kariva (generic mircette) since the hormone levels don't...

  47. As much as I loved Mircette...
    ... I hate Kariva :( I just switched jobs. I used to pay $12/month ... now it would cost me $50. So I'm on week one of Kariva and having terrible nausea. Has anyone had a similar...

  48. How many have had breast tenderness on microgestin?
    ... pills PERFECTLY) and that she was switching me to Kariva . Has anyone experienced breast tenderness on microgestin ... ? And has anyone used both microgestin and kariva and can tell me if they noticed any differences? Thanks...

  49. Hm...where's my period?
    ... any other BC pill, and I've taken Alesse, Mircette, Kariva , and Estrostep. I do have to say that I've had an...

  50. Just A BC Question??
    ... you know it's different for everyone....but i am on kariva and i have not gained from it at all. I have heard...

  51. I Really Really Regret Skipping My Period!!!
    ... I have been on kariva (generic mircette) for about 4 years. I would say...

  52. Apri- please any information
    ... almost forgot to address the acne concern...I take Kariva (a Barr generic for Mircette) which has the same progestin...

  53. Can anyone recommend a low dose pill?
    ... Try Kariva . :)...

  54. Anyone on Linessa?
    ... has 2 generic versions, velivet & cesia). I take kariva (generic for mircette), which has the same hormones...

  55. can I use my BC pills to push off my period by a week?
    ... hormones your body is use too. What if you're on Kariva ? There are only 2 green sugar pills and then blue ... beginning with white? For those of you familiar with Kariva - you know the blue pills are probably not as strong...

  56. birth control enlarges breast size?
    ... went up a whole cup size and i've been on Mircette ( Kariva ) for 3 years now! I was a "B" cup and now i'm a "C...

  57. Generics
    ... day light period. I just switched to the generic Kariva on Wednesday and I am still getting spotting (period ... as the Mircette (my insurance is only covering the Kariva )....
    ... day light period. I just switched to the generic Kariva on Wednesday and I am still getting spotting (period ... as the Mircette (my insurance is only covering the Kariva ). The active ingredients in generic drugs must...
    ... i started out taking Mircette and then started on Kariva (the generic) and I've had absolutely nothing different...

  58. Birth Control
    ... kariva $46.79 without insurance (generic for mircette...which...

  59. B.C .and the big bad L word
    ... I am taking kariva and have really now problem with it, but i was curious...
    ... Progestins with low androgenic activity: Desogestrel ( kariva , mircette, desogen, cyclessa, velivet) Etonogestrel...
    ... range that you described....as i said i am taking kariva ...so i am thinking that it is better for my sex drive...
    ... well, I've been taking Kariva for years and I have to say, I've had no negative...

  60. reccomend a pill?
    ... nuva ring. It has a similar progestin to mircette/ kariva . You insert it vaginally and leave it there for 3 ... 20) or loestrin 24 FE Yaz biphasic: mircette ( kariva ) triphasic: cesia (cyclessa, velivet) Ortho...

  61. Diffrence between Low dosage and high dosage?? Please Help!
    ... pills until menopause. And they work great! I take Kariva (generic for Mircette) and they are one of the lowest...

  62. My Kariva Experience
    ... have had nothing but positive effects while taking Kariva ! I've been on them for years and they are awesome ... tampons a day!!) I can't say enough good things about Kariva ! I plan on taking them right into menopause! :)...
    ... old you are? In the beginning when you switched to Kariva , do you recall being a little depressed or slightly...
    ... so that may have something to do with it. I think Kariva is an excellent choice in pills and I know several...
    ... will disappear. Anyone else experience these on Kariva ?...

  63. Pill reviews/experiences!
    ... before finally finding the right one for me. Mircette ( Kariva ) are excellent pills! No weight gain, bloating, or...

  64. sex drive decrease!!
    ... on birth control for about 3 yrs. i m now taking kariva and everything seems great. ive been on it for about...
    ... I've also been on Kariva for 2 years and I've lost my sex drive. I've tried...

  65. Help? Missed pill(s) not sure what to do.
    ... website. ***Here is what my package insert for KARIVA (MIRCETTE) says to do: "If you miss 3 or more active ... as a back-up method for those 7 days" kariva package insert>...
    ... Very very helpful. Thank you. I do take Kariva . It's just that I missed one white pill and two green...

  66. Missed periods on Alesse 28
    ... t complain about side effects. Personally, I take Kariva (generic for mircette) which has worked great for...

  67. How much do you pay?

  68. A GOOD BC - Please Post Yours
    ... :) Another Kariva (Mircette) fan here! I've been on them for 2 years...

  69. Need Help With BC - side effects?
    ... I took kariva and it gave me acne. i had never even had it before...

  70. Could It Be The Nuvaring??
    ... so i went back on the pill! I now take Mircette ( Kariva ), and it's the best pill i've ever used!...

  71. Should I continue taking Pill
    ... Loestrin 1.5/28 and just a few years ago changed to Kariva which I believe is the generic form of Mircette. ...

  72. question re: lower sex drive
    ... I started Kariva last week and so far so good! I haven't lost my sex...

  73. Bad vison with Ortho-Cyclen
    ... good luck -- (ps - So far, I *love* my mircette ( kariva !))...


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