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  1. 18 year old with chest pain
    ... week, maybe 1 pack every two weeks or so. I'm on loestrin birth control, with no problems yet, i've been on...

  2. What type of Pill(birthcontrol) do people recommend?
    ... Ive done the research and so far i think Yaz and loestrin are probably my best bet...anyone have advice???....
    ... lot of pain too. I know what you're going through. Loestrin 24 was the best for me. My periods lasted 3 days...

General Health board

  1. Adrenal Problems?
    ... depression, moodswings etc), but this is a different pill ( Loestrin 20) and when I've asked her before if she thinks it...

  2. Loestrin(Junel) 1/20. HELP???
    ... My doc just prescribed my the generic version of Loestrin , Junel. This is only the second type of BC that I ... 've tried. Is most versions of Loestrin only 21 days? Is 21 days better than the 28 day kind...

Hernia board

  1. does menstruation affect herniated discs?
    ... Instead of taking seasonale my doctor has me on my usual loestrin fe (generic is microgestin) and based on the way he...

Skin Problems board

  1. Love him, hate his beard!
    ... Anyhow, since then I got off of my birth control ( Loestrin ) which happens to be high in androgens (testosterone...

  2. Mysterious skin problems.
    ... am prone to acne and to scarring. I'm on Effexor, Loestrin , Zyrtec, and Prilosec. Iv'e been tested for all the...
    ... am prone to acne and to scarring. I'm on Effexor, Loestrin , Zyrtec, and Prilosec. Iv'e been tested for all the...

Epilepsy board

  1. The birth control pills are working to stop my seizures!
    ... one year of no seizure meds and no seizures while on Loestrin (birth control)!! Once I stopped the birth control...

  2. Has anyone been put on the depo shot to treat their seizures?
    ... seizure meds also- When I did come off Depo- I started Loestrin (birth control) while on no other seizure meds- I went ... a year seizure free being just on Loestrin . Then, later I accidentallly stopped my birth control...

  3. Questions about Progesterone
    ... your seizures. Right now I am on Keppra 2500 mg, and Loestrin (birth control) We discovered that this was the only...

Headaches & Migraines board

  1. Has anyone taken Zoladex for migraines?
    ... therapies they have tried. Right now the pill I'm on is loestrin , and it's not helping obviously....

Cancer board

  1. Can someone Help me? Continual bleeding! What is it?
    ... I have never had this before. I have been taking Loestrin pills for at least 3 years. I have not missed a pill...

Cancer: Breast board

  1. Can someone help? Continual Bleeding
    ... I have never had this before. I have been taking Loestrin pills for at least 3 years. I have not missed a pill...

Cancer: Cervical & Ovarian board

  1. Ovarian Cancer and Weight Loss
    ... Plus I just stopped taking the birth control pill, Loestrin and maybe I had some water weight from that come off...

  2. bloated feeling
    ... very active. run and/or do Bikram yoga everyday. On Loestrin 24. 5'73/4 now 148 gained 20 lbs in last 1 1/2 yrs...
    ... body. If I were you, I'd see the GYN, to see if the Loestrin is still right for you, or if you're beginning menopause...

  3. Health Regimen for CIN I-II
    ... was the second worst for me, the first place goes to Loestrin Fe (which has very little estrogen and supposly lighter...

  4. Ultra heavy periods / v. low iron.... ?
    ... does has cysts on her ovaries. Her doctor but her on LoEstrin FE 24 which are birth control pills. The the last...

Cancer: Uterine board

  1. New to Board & Worried
    ... replacement patch. Before that time I had been taking Loestrin which is a low-dose birth control pill. When the...

Hormone Problems board

  1. Estrogen Sensitivity
    ... caffeine, like myself, so that is why I first tried the Loestrin , lowest estrogen type. Also, when ever I take...

  2. Breast pain and tiredness
    ... have been to see my doctor who has prescribed with loestrin 20 and took it for a few days this seemed only to...

  3. I just don't know what to think...Scared and Confused
    ... I just started on Microgestin FE substituted for Loestrin FE. I'm on my fourth day of it. I go back to my...

  4. Progesterone Levels
    ... years then changed cause I had migraines. I was put on Loestrin FE 24 gained 22 lbs in 2 months and my progesterone...
    ... synthetic ones too. I have this problem cause I was on Loestrin FE 24 which has little progesterone in it. I don't...
    ... of the problems women have. When I switched to Loestrin FE 24 I developed fibroid,& excess fat in the 7 months...

  5. Heart Palpitations
    ... fast like I did. 22 pounds in 2 months. I was given Loestrin FE 24 which has almost no progesterone and lots of...

Thyroid Disorders board

  1. Ovarian cysts, high BP and BC pills
    ... October my gyno changed my birth control pills (to Loestrin 24) because I had developed an ovarian cyst and I...

  2. Estrogen/Progesterone for PMS anyone?
    ... I am convinced it is perimenopause. They gave me Loestrin (a bcp) to help. I am anxiously awaiting to take...

  3. birth control pills...what has your experience been

Birth Control board

  1. discontinued BCP--weird cycle
    ... Last period started October 8th. Started a new BCP ( Loestrin 24) after two month break the following Sunday (October...

  2. missed period
    ... is it possible to miss a period while on loestrin 24...

  3. Pmdd
    ... does loestrin help PMDD symptoms?...

  4. Waiting time in between switching pills?
    ... Hi, I'm switching from Loestrin Fe 24 to Microgestin 1/20 in a few days, and I'd like...
    ... start the microgestin when you would have started the loestrin after your placebos and you're fine. Loestrin24fe ... The microgestin is a generic for the higher dose Loestrin , so you might notice some different side effects,...
    ... Thanks Kszan. While on Loestrin fe24 I only had a few headaches for the first month...

  5. Switching Birth Controls
    ... Hey~ I just switched from Loestrin 24 fe to Microgestin 1.5/30 b/c I got my period 2...

  6. Microgestin Fe
    ... It is a generic form of Loestrin 1/20....

  7. BCP and blood pressure
    ... Hello. I've been on Loestrin 24Fe for a year. My doctor thinks that it is giving...

  8. Need Answers Please
    ... I've Been Taking Loestrin 24 For About 4 Months Now Everything Is Great But...

  9. How do I stop?
    ... body needs a break. Should I just stop taking the Loestrin ? Will I gain weight? Will I have problems after all...

  10. Loestrin 24fe
    ... Hi, if you check out the other Loestrin 24 blogs, you'll find as I did that NO Bleeding is...

  11. stop taking birth pills?
    ... After taking a pack of loestrin pills , Is it o.k to discontinue taking them?...

  12. Loestrin24Fe
    ... actually had cramps. Never before, never again. I started Loestrin and I have had NO problems. No weight gain, no abnormal ... want to tell you is that sometimes I start to think Loestrin is making me a bit on the blue side. I hear that's ... she had horrible periods, cramps, moods, etc. and Loestrin totally evened her out! Good Luck! =]...

  13. Microgestin questions
    ... positive feedback about it? And is it the generic form of loestrin ?...
    ... posts here on that pill. Yes it's the generic for Loestrin . It's not exactly the same hormones as the formulation ... that stops periods (which is the loestrin 24fe), but a few women have posted here that it stopped ... their period. There's another Loestrin , it's something like Loestrin 20/something or another ... that's the one for which microgestin is the generic. Loestrin 24fe is too new on the market, there's no actual generic...
    ... you a week for your period. The reason girls on loestrin 24 don't get it sometimes, is cause it has 24 pills ... your period to come and go. So it almost skips it. Loestrin 24 does not have a generic yet. Microgestin is the ... generic of Loestrin 1/20 which has 21 active pills not 24 pills. Also...

  14. missed periods
    ... Since I have been on LoEstrin 24 I have not gotten a period. Is this a reason for...

  15. We can't win.
    ... Lower progestin for weight loss=Alesse, Mircette, Loestrin Alesse has higher androgen: higher sex drive but more...

  16. i dont stop taking the pill
    ... NOT true with me. I'm on loestrin 24 fe right now, which I take continously. I hardly...

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

  18. pregnant and took birth control!
    ... i took birth control pill loestrin 24 fe while i was about 3 or 4 months pregnant what...

  19. breakthrough, spotting, or implantation?
    ... start with, I am microgestin which is a generic for loestrin (not exactly sure which number loestrin, but nonetheless...

  20. Hormonal BC: A Woman's Worst Enemy?
    ... when I started birth control. I am currently on Loestrin FE and I have recently stopped having periods all ... FTR, I've done Depo, Micronor, the Patch, and now Loestrin .)...

  21. Looking to start new birth control
    ... something that really works for me. She prescribed LoEstrin and I take the generic form, Microgestin 1.5/30 (with ... until taking this one. Another generic form of LoEstrin is Junel but I have friends who don't like the Junel...

  22. how much is Loestrin 24
    ... Hawaii_Girl, did you previously use Loestrin 24 fe? I was on that for 3 months, and my Dr. just...

  23. headaches
    ... new problems come up. I am just changing back to Loestrin from Mircette (that was horrible for period and also ... generic Microgestrin FE 1.5/30 instead. While on Loestrin my periods were nonexistant (I would get some bloating...

  24. Yaz is making me miserable...
    ... I switched from Loestrin 24 to Yaz due to breakthrough bleeding, depression...

  25. donating blood effect my period???
    ... i've been on a generic loestrin brand for about 8 months and my periods are still...

  26. MAD! Want to get off the pill due to the price, but scared!
    ... effective, but I was on microgestin, the generic for Loestrin , for over 5 years and nothing changed for me from ... being on Loestrin. I had been on Loestrin about a year. I did finally go off the pill and...

  27. Looking for a bc pill w/low androgen levels?
    ... kept my skin clear and I was able to lose weight. Loestrin 24 fe made me crazy, so with all that being said,...

  28. Question about BC
    ... So I began my pack of birth control ( Loestrin Fe24) Sunday, April 6 and forgot to take my Tuesday...

  29. LoEstrin 24 Question
    ... QUOTE=marcj621;3532668]Hi, I was recently prescribed LoEstrin 24. My doctor told me to begin the cycle the Sunday...

  30. I am concerned
    ... have been tested and we are free of any STDs. I'm on Loestrin 24. My first month I had a few days of breakthrough...

  31. How long till it's effective?
    ... I'm starting Loestrin 24 fe in about two weeks. However, my gyno didn't...

  32. how much does loestrin 24 cost
    ... 1/20 to me (generic form of an earlier version of Loestrin ). Since it's generic, it's a little cheaper. I get...

  33. missed period
    ... For the past six months I've been taking Loestrin 24 Fe. Everything has been fine but for the past two...

  34. Birth Control Pills and the Female Libido?
    ... because im a bit iffy about it. I just started Loestrin 24 FE and I have heard a lot about decreased libido...
    ... Everyone is different. I read some HORROR stories about Loestrin 24 before I started taking it. I had second thoughts ... Microgestin 1/20 (generic = cheaper). While I was on Loestrin (and even Microgestin), I haven't noticed a decrease...
    ... different side effects. The longer acting ones like Loestrin - mainly caused me to eat sweets which in turn caused...
    ... thanks for your responses, at least some women on loestrin didnt lose libido. Ive been on it for a week, so I...
    ... I am 21 and I am on Loestrin 24 for about a year now and I haven't noticed any...
    ... thanks for your responses, at least some women on loestrin didnt lose libido. Ive been on it for a week, so I...

  35. Gaining weight after getting off bc?
    ... 2 lbs. I was on Yaz for a year, then switched to Loestrin 24 fe for only 1 month and gained 4 lbs in one month...

  36. Is it working?...
    ... [FONT="Comic Sans MS"]Hi...I started Loestrin 24 in January. The first month my boyfriend and I...

  37. Question on Microgestin dosages
    ... ones are "Microgestin Fe Tb 1.5/30" (Generic for Loestrin Fe Tab 1.5/30) What is the "Tb"? Are the new...

  38. Switched off OTC-lo
    ... horror show). Previous to the OTC-lo, I was on Loestrin 24fe for close to a year but chose to switch because ... around the 9th month. My doctor now prescribed me Loestrin 1.5/30 to try. I am having difficulty researching ... internet since all of the websites seem to talk about the Loestrin 24fe. Is there anybody out there who can give me some...

  39. New to Loestrin24Fe....advice???
    ... [QUOTE=akg22;3468751]Hello, I just started taking Loestrin 24Fe, and was wondering if there were any major side ... know about. I've read both good and bad things about Loestrin 24. Does it really affect your moods, gaining weight ... of pills. I don't know the androgenicity index of Loestrin 24 Fe, so you'd have to look it up. As for the mood...
    ... ][COLOR="Magenta"]I have also just started taking Loestrin 24 Fe. This is also the first time I have started...

  40. birth control pill for cyst, pain just before period...
    ... small (2.5cm) hemorrhagic cyst found - I was put on loestrin and told to wait for a repeat u/s. I've been trying...

  41. Birth Control Pills
    ... I am taking Loestrin 24. I am currently using it for cramps, etc. However ... might begin to have sex. But my real question is Loestrin just as safe as any other birth control pills? I...

  42. Switching Pills Opinions Please
    ... mood swings. So on yearly check up, I switched to Loestrin 24 Fe. After 3 months, I still had non-stop break...

  43. Birth Control Making Me CRAZY???
    ... was on microgestin the longest (it's the generic for Loestrin ), and it seemed to be the least offensive to me in...

  44. Junel Fe 1/20 vs. Microgestin Fe 1/20???
    ... I was recently changed from Loestrin 24 FE to Junel FE 1.5/30 and have noticed some changes ... there? I know in 1.5/30 there are 7. When I was on Loestrin I believe I only had like 4 placebos. Wondering what...
    ... Kellie, quick question, when you switched from loestrin 24 fe to junel 1.5/30, did you use an additional birth ... control method during the switch? i just switched from loestrin to microgestin fe 1.5/30 (the other generic version ... of loestrin ) and thought they were the same, however, i think ... my loestrin was 1/20 and the microgestin is 1.5/30. anyways, so...

  45. want birth control that controls acne but is low dose and no weight gain
    ... tried a LOT of pills, and just recently was put on LoEstrin 24 which I hated and asked to be taken off of. She ... switched me to Yaz, and it has taken me out of the frump LoEstrin put me in...So far, no negative side effects...I have...

  46. Birth Control and Libido
    ... only 25 i shouldnt feel that way :( I had been on Loestrin 24 and it was amazing i felt good and my drive was...

  47. Yaz or Seasoneque?
    ... persistant on me getting off seasonique... he has put me on Loestrin 24, it is wonderful!!! my periods are only like 1 ... spotty bleeding and othrs. you should check into Loestrin 24 fe.....
    ... persistant on me getting off seasonique... he has put me on Loestrin 24, it is wonderful!!! my periods are only like 1 ... spotty bleeding and othrs. you should check into Loestrin 24 fe.....
    ... persistant on me getting off seasonique... he has put me on Loestrin 24, it is wonderful!!! my periods are only like 1 ... spotty bleeding and othrs. you should check into Loestrin 24 fe.. I have not heard of Loestrin 24. How...

  48. what is loestrin 24 fe
    ... re asking, so I'll just talk about several things. Loestrin 24FE is a birth control pill that has 24 active tablets ... period should come. It is different from the other Loestrin in that the other has a whole week of iron tablets ... iron, pills you take, the longer your period). The Loestrin 24FE just makes your period shorter, and the FE stands ... can, so here goes...you should be able to get off of Loestrin and get pregant within a few months...sometimes sooner...
    ... 2 week check-up, my gy gave me a prescription for loestrin 24...no problem. I started taking them that Friday...

  49. Wondering, If I Could Be Pregnant, Even Though I Have Been On The Pill???...help Pls
    ... What pill are you on? I'm on Loestrin 24fe and I've been having some irregularities. Last...


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