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General Health board

  1. Not hungry..
    ... sexual side effects such as loss of labido. I now use Microgestin and it seems to be working well for me without any...

  2. a vent
    ... control pills give me a headache but the Yasmin and Microgestin have eliminated them for me. Just wanted to mention...

Hernia board

  1. does menstruation affect herniated discs?
    ... doctor has me on my usual loestrin fe (generic is microgestin ) and based on the way he writes the prescription I...

Bowel Disorders board

  1. periods and constipation (for women only)
    ... Alesse, Mircette, Ortho Tri-Cyclen, Ortho-Cyclen, and Microgestin . Also, I now have not had a migrain in over 5 months...

Hormone Problems board

  1. I just don't know what to think...Scared and Confused
    ... don't know what to do about it. I just started on Microgestin FE substituted for Loestrin FE. I'm on my fourth...

Thyroid Disorders board

  1. So Confused
    ... I was given Microgestin Fe 1.5/30. Well if i start feeling worse then i'll...

Birth Control board

  1. What on earth is happening to me - Yaz/Yasmin
    ... some of the problems you're having when I was taking Microgestin ...felt like I wasn't "me" and had the crazy mood swings...

  2. Lo/Ovral HELP
    ... problems that I have had on other pills. When I was on Microgestin , my periods were at the most one day and it was GREAT...
    ... problems that I have had on other pills. When I was on Microgestin , my periods were at the most one day and it was GREAT...
    ... problems that I have had on other pills. When I was on Microgestin , my periods were at the most one day and it was GREAT...
    ... started taking Junel and I love it (interchange for Microgestin ). I think Lo/Ovral is something like 30mcgm of estrogen...

  3. 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 to know if you have...
    ... No, you don't have to wait at all. Just start the microgestin when you would have started the loestrin after your ... Loestrin24fe doesn't have a generic equivalent yet. The microgestin is a generic for the higher dose Loestrin, so you...

  4. Microgestin-periods stopped...has this happened to anyone else?
    ... So, I have gone through 4 months of being on microgestin fe 1.5/30. Each month I had gotten my "period" by...
    ... Hey there, Well I was on microgestin for about a year (later switched because it made me...
    ... you're so lucky! I always still had my period on microgestin . I can't believe how lucky all of these women are...

  5. Switching Birth Controls
    ... Hey~ I just switched from Loestrin 24 fe to Microgestin 1.5/30 b/c I got my period 2 weeks early and it was ... Also, has anyone experienced weight gain with microgestin 1.5/30? I'm paranoid about that as well! Thanks...

  6. What to expect on Lo Ovral 28
    ... Hi everyone, I am currently taking Microgestin and all in all it has been a fairly good pill for...

  7. Question about Alesse
    ... birth control pills and was given a prescription for microgestin . I wanted to learn a little about the new pill and...

  8. Microgestin questions
    ... Katherine, if you do a search on this board for microgestin , someone else asked this question recently and I posted ... 20/something or another, that's the one for which microgestin is the generic. Loestrin24fe is too new on the market...
    ... skips it. Loestrin 24 does not have a generic yet. Microgestin is the generic of Loestrin 1/20 which has 21 active...
    ... I have taken Microgestin FE and was on it for about 3yrs and it stopped my...

  9. To Pill or Not to Pill??
    ... 100%..not nearly. I picked up my new pill today, Microgestin Fe 1/20. I immediately started doing research......
    ... side of it, I can say it was all worth it. As to microgestin , I can tell you that it was the last pill I was on ... of damage from having been on that long. Try the microgestin with the B Complex and see what happens. But like...
    ... Nici11 - I've never been on Microgestin , so I can't comment on it. However, birth control...

  10. breakthrough, spotting, or implantation?
    ... To start with, I am microgestin which is a generic for loestrin (not exactly sure ... nonetheless i take 21 active, 7 placebo) So, I started microgestin in October. The clinician told me that it would be...

  11. Help! I'm ready for permanent birth control.
    ... to sleep. I'm extremely reluctant to go off of the Microgestin but I realize that I'm reaching an age where it's...

  12. Looking to start new birth control
    ... She prescribed LoEstrin and I take the generic form, Microgestin 1.5/30 (with iron fortified placebos). I LOVE it! ... I have friends who don't like the Junel and prefer Microgestin . Good luck to you! I don't know if this was helpful...
    ... so I don't remember if I liked it or not. But the Microgestin sounds like something I might like. Thanks!...
    ... know is to give it a shot. I was wary about trying Microgestin after reading reviews online but tried it anyway....

  13. Questions and Pregnancy Paranoia
    ... encounter was during my first placebo pills (I'm on Microgestin fe 1/20) in the pack I was taking. I usually don't...
    ... situation and all. Do you ever skip your periods on Microgestin ? I usually do. In May I decided to actually have it...

  14. how much is Loestrin 24
    ... issue, ask your doctor for a generic version. I use Microgestin 1/20 FE (or is it FE 1/20?). It's in the high $20...
    ... that for 3 months, and my Dr. just switched me to Microgestin 1/20 because of insurance issues. I'm worried i'm...

  15. Missing periods on microgestin
    ... i'm taking microgestin too (about 6 months) and my periods are STILL irregular...
    ... regarding "which bc is best", because when I was on microgestin , it was the only one that had the fewest side effects...

  16. MAD! Want to get off the pill due to the price, but scared!
    ... whether or not they are as effective, but I was on microgestin , the generic for Loestrin, for over 5 years and nothing...
    ... Two of those pills were generic brands-- Apri and Microgestin , and i still didn't like those. The other one was...
    ... carries all generics except the LO. They do carry Microgestin which i could give another try, but i was thinking...
    ... it only just came out a year or so ago. I was on microgestin the longest and honestly it was the least problematic...

  17. wrongly used birth control?
    ... straight... well of course with breaks. Iv'e also been on microgestin birth control only for about two weeks, he ejaculated...

  18. Switching from Yaz to Low Ogestrel 28/Lo Ovral 28
    ... in line with what I took years ago. She put me on Microgestin Fe and I've never been happier. And it's available...

  19. how much does loestrin 24 cost
    ... Dr. gave me a two-month supply, then she prescribed Microgestin 1/20 to me (generic form of an earlier version of ... that if cost is an issue. The 'normal' price for Microgestin is about $28/month, but I have a $10 generic drug...

  20. Birth Control Pills and the Female Libido?
    ... was only on it for two months before I switched to Microgestin 1/20 (generic = cheaper). While I was on Loestrin ... (and even Microgestin ), I haven't noticed a decrease in libido. I still...
    ... So far I have only been on Microgestin fe 1/20 for two months. I have noticed some chages...

  21. Got sick and then missed a pill. Still ok?
    ... with the flu plus an upset stomach. I took my pill ( Microgestin ) as usual Friday night, but the next day, after being...

  22. Switching Pills Opinions Please
    ... enjoyed loosing some weight. Now I starting to take Microgestin Fe 1.5/30 a generic version and higher strength. I...
    ... I have been on Microgestin for 2 months and couldn't seem to grasp my growing...
    ... I was on Microgestin Fe 1.5/30 for over 5 years after having switched from ... I mean the list goes on. I found that for me, the microgestin was the least problematic of all of them, but what...

  23. Birth Control Making Me CRAZY???
    ... Oh, BUT.... I was on microgestin the longest (it's the generic for Loestrin), and it...

  24. Taking BC pills an hour or 2 early/later than normal?
    ... I take microgestin fe which i believe is a combination pill. yeah if...

  25. taking 2 birth control pills?
    ... i take microgestin birth control pills if it matters.. please respond...
    ... I found this on a site when asked if they can take microgestin e as a ecp "YES, you can take 4 tabs of Microgestin...

  26. Junel Fe 1/20 vs. Microgestin Fe 1/20???
    ... but it's still worse than what it was when I was on Microgestin Fe 1/20....
    ... during the switch? i just switched from loestrin to microgestin fe 1.5/30 (the other generic version of loestrin) ... same, however, i think my loestrin was 1/20 and the microgestin is 1.5/30. anyways, so now i'm worried that they're...

  27. Does Yaz work for PMDD?
    ... So now I have swithced to a new birth control Microgestin FE 1/20 I haven't tried it yet, but I will see soon...

  28. Is this 'normal'?
    ... finish this pack of Loestrin 24, I go on the generic Microgestin FE 1/20. That only has 21 days of active pills vs ... Dr's office to ask about the effect one's period on Microgestin , as I liked the idea of having a shorter and lighter ... period on Loestrin. The nurse practitioner said with Microgestin , it'll probably be the same as it was before I went ... that way), I'm hoping the same holds true while on Microgestin . Anyway...thanks for the info. And, if any of ... you reading this has taken Microgestin 1/20, how have your periods been? Shorter? Lighter...
    ... I was on microgestin for over 5 years. I never really noticed a difference ... isn't yet an equivalent generic for Loestrin24fe, as microgestin is the generic for regular Loestrin, the one that...

  29. 21 vs 24 days of active pills
    ... month supply of Loestrin 24 FE to try, but a Rx for Microgestin (cheaper for generic). I like the 24 days of active ... but just inconvenient). My question is this: with Microgestin having the normal 21 days of active pills and the...

  30. Depo Provera
    ... you. The one that had the least effects for me was microgestin , which is the generic for Loestrin. I quit taking...

  31. Seasonale?
    ... anyone. The last one I took before quitting was microgestin , the generic for Loestrin. It, like all of the others...

  32. Comparisons between generic and brand-name bc
    ... brand when it's completely unnecessary. I was on microgestin , the generic for Loestrin, for over 5 years and never...

  33. Difference between generic and name-brand?
    ... My insurance also wouldn't cover it so I got put on microgestin , the generic. I was on the generic for over 5 years...

  34. no period while on birth control
    ... I switched to the Generic of Loestrin 21 which is Microgestin 21 I had one period the first month that was one weekearly...

  35. Microgestin 1/20 (21) Question- So Scared! PLease Help! So Confused!
    ... Has anyone that is taking microgestin 1/20 (21) have missed periods? I went from Loestrin...

  36. First time on Birth Control, Microgestin 1/20 (generic Loestrin 1/20) few questions..
    ... prescribed Loestrin 1/20 (I opted for the generic Microgestin because it was much cheaper) and I am just wondering...
    ... all i can tell you is ~5 months ago i started microgestin after being off bc for 12+ years, and i LOVE this...

  37. Microgestin Fe 1.5/30
    ... I was on Microgestin Fe 1.5/30. And as for symptoms, I hardly had any....

  38. Microgestin FE 1/20 causing depression/low sex drive??
    ... I was on microgestin the longest of all the pills I tried. And although ... definitely not a good option for me. And like I said, microgestin was the one I stayed on the longest of all of them...

  39. is this normal?
    ... Desogen, switched to Ortho-Tri-Cyclen and then to Microgestin , which I stayed on the longest. I had breakthrough ... bleeding sometimes that lasted a few days on microgestin also, but not as bad as I did on Desogen (or Demulen...

  40. Skipping Period
    ... Hey everyone, I'm currently taking Microgestin fe 1/20, and I've never tried skipping a period before...

  41. 4 wks on 1 wk off, instead of 3 wks on 1 wk off..
    ... i'm on microgestin 1/20. what are the effects of taking for 4 weeks...

  42. Trivora
    ... everyone, My doctor currently switched me from Microgestin Fe 1/20 because it's been making me moody and giving...

  43. microgestin 1/20
    ... a light bleeding in between periods. but now im on microgestin 1/20 and since starting it i've have spotting/bleeding ... very light brown/tan color? hi :) fellow new- microgestin 'er, i'm on my 2nd pack, into my 3rd row of white...

  44. Loestrin 20
    ... hi. i'm on the generic version of loestrin, called microgestin 1/20, and i have not had any side effects so i hope...
    ... seemed to have good luck with the generic Loestrin - microgestin , that doesn't mean you'd have the same reaction. ...

  45. seasonal & getting period
    ... so much. I never had that reaction on my old pill ( microgestin ), but Seasonale messed me up something fierce. That...

  46. Generic vs Brand Name BCP
    ... when my insurance changed and I was instead put on microgestin , its generic. It was no different. There was really...

  47. How much are you ladies paying for yasmin?
    ... different inactive ingredients and packaging. I was on microgestin for years after Loestrin became to expensive, and...

  48. yasmin, seasonale, and bleeding.
    ... Seasonale, so after 6 months on it, I went back to my microgestin generic. But then I got sick of the fact that my...

  49. Not happy with the BCP I'm on.
    ... nauseous and worsened my migraines. I switched to Microgestin Fe 1.5/30 but went off of that b/c after 10 months...

  50. Very heavy bleeding with tons of blood clots.
    ... Does anyone else have this happen? I take Microgestin BCP for endometriosis and take it on a continuous...

  51. Time for a new BC?
    ... I've been on microgestin for almost a year now. A few months ago I noticed...

  52. First Week On B/C But May Have Mistaken For Period.. HELP!
    ... something. Anyone experience this before? I'm on Microgestin Fe 1/20.. the generic for Loestrin...

  53. Desogen
    ... of the brands I tried (including desogen, loestrin, microgestin , ortho-cyclen, orthotricyclen, norinyl, tri-norinyl...

  54. Generic Seasonale
    ... switched back to my regular pill that I'd been on longer ( microgestin ), the depression and disconnected feeling got better...

  55. Bleeding after stopping pill
    ... causing that problem. So I went back to my old brand ( microgestin ) and my mood improved a little. But I got tired of...

  56. No period...question about my pills
    ... I'm on Microgestin Fe 1/20. I was on Loestrin for a few years before ... I switched to Microgestin ....

  57. Is my BC making me mean?
    ... I dont have side effects from the Microgestin fe 1/20 that I take until the week before my period...

  58. First Time BC - Microgestin FE 1/20
    ... This is my first month on Microgestin FE 1/20. I started the pill on my first day of my...
    ... starting. It took my body a while to adjust to Microgestin (I was taking OrthoTricyclen Lo prior to it) but now...

  59. Want Some Info About Starting Bc
    ... Tri-Norinyl, Norinyl, Demulen, Desogen, Loestrin, microgestin , Seasonale, Ortho-Cyclen, Ortho-Tri-Cyclen, and I...

  60. Switching pills.....again?
    ... control pill? I've switched from OrthoTricyclen Lo to Microgestin Fe 1/20. Been on the Microgestin for many months...

  61. skipping placebo pills
    ... I have been taking the Microgestin BCP and skipping the placibo pills for a few years...

  62. from ortho tri cyclen lo to something new?!?
    ... brands for Loestrin Fe 1/20? They are Junel Fe1/20 and Microgestin Fe 1/20. And also has anyone had the same experiences...
    ... because of the hormones in the pill. I used microgestin for a while and it was just more of the same stuff...
    ... just got back from my exam today and I was put on Microgestin Fe (Loestrin Fe), which is a lower dose so it should...

  63. Havent Had My Period..help
    ... the doctor and it was fine. then I started taking Microgestin FE 120 pills a week after that . So far it has been...

  64. Should I switch pills mid-pack or finish the cycle?
    ... depressed and lethargic. My gyn wants to switch me to Microgestin . She gave me the choice of just starting with Day ... 11 of the Microgestin or finishing up the packet of Yaz. I don't know what ... a party on Saturday and I'm afraid if I start the Microgestin and it doesn't agree with me that it will ruin my...
    ... depressed and lethargic. My gyn wants to switch me to Microgestin . She gave me the choice of just starting with Day ... 11 of the Microgestin or finishing up the packet of Yaz. I don't know what ... a party on Saturday and I'm afraid if I start the Microgestin and it doesn't agree with me that it will ruin my...

  65. Microgestin 1.5/30
    ... Ok i'm now on my 9th day of my period. I'm on microgestin FE 1.5/30.I was put on b/c pills to regulate my periods ... your cycle and good to start someone out on..I read microgestin is too but not for me it isn't. I'd have to make an...
    ... I was on the microgestin that you're taking for about 6 out of the 14 years ... determine that BCP is not going to work for your body. Microgestin is not a triphasic pill. It has the same level of ... too much breakthrough bleeding or spotting on it. Microgestin had the least annoying side effects for me, which...
    ... with no breakthrough bleeding. On pill 12 of the microgestin , I started lightly bleeding for about a week (stopped...
    ... I have been taking the Microgestin 1/20 for a year. I never had really long periods...
    ... The question that I have since I started with this microgestin is that during the first two and half weeks it gave...
    ... cramps I had every month. I'm on my third pack of Microgestin Fe 1/20 and it's helped tremendously with the cramps ... think the bc pill might be the culprit. Anyone else on Microgestin experiencing this? Gosh, it's really horrible because...

  66. Switching BC
    ... She prescribed me Loestrin 21 1.5/30 (generic: microgestin 1.5/30). On pills 12/13 of the 1st pack, I started...

  67. Birth Control and Anxiety?
    ... ps. i was on a low does pill called microgestin ...
    ... I was on microgestin for 6 years!...

  68. changing the pill input please
    ... prescription of junel which is same as loestrin or microgestin . Thing is this is a monophasic regimen and I would...
    ... dose I was taking when I was on the pill. I was on microgestin for about 6 yrs. I personally found that with the ... its other side effects, I ended up staying on the microgestin longer than any of the other brands I tried over the...

  69. Out of Stock Triphasil-28
    ... I was on microgestin , which is the generic for Loestrin, for about 6 years ... I didn't see any difference in the two, except the microgestin was cheaper. There is no reason for you to not trust...


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