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  1. has anyone had problems with acne while taking bc ortho try-cylen or Retin-A??!!!!!
    ... and my skin kinda spazzed,my doctor swithed me to alesse and I've began using retin-a, should I consider taking...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Retin-A Yasmin

  2. Yasmin
    ... and I may be seeing improvement already. I was on Alesse 3 months prior which made my skin oilier and worse ... before deciding if a pill is right for you. I knew Alesse was bad for me from the start because it contained...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Yasmin

  3. Birth Control or Spiro??
    ... but went off be/c of the side effects and went on alesse and thats when all of the pimples and cysts happened ... . It was the alesse , it was bad for me. OTC is the only bcp that has...

  4. the pill and pimples
    ... You could try Alesse or Tri-cyclen. Those pills are supposed to be helpful...

  5. Yasmin?
    ... another great thing no weight gain! I have been on Alesse and Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo and I gained weight on both...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Yasmin

  6. birth control
    ... control has always kept me pretty clear. I was on Alesse but I had to stop it because it made me gain weight...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Yasmin

  7. has Ortho Tri Cyclen Cleared anyone?
    ... switch to a couple of bcp's and then when I switched to alesse that's when my face went nuts!!! Went to the derm...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Yasmin

  8. 22 and having the worst breakouts of my life! HELP!
    ... alot but Othro tri cyclen is the best one for me. Alesse is the bcp that made my skin goes nuts!!!! I'm still...
    ... 22. I never had acne in my teens either. I was on Alesse from 17- 20 then I thought I would take a break from...
    ... work I can start to see a difference early. On the alesse it completely ruined my skin. So then I went on yasmin ... four), Diane-35 THE WORST BCP'S lOESTRIN 1/20, ALESSE , lo/ovral, levlen, tri-levlen, and levlite Now ... on all the pills. He says he sees no good for the alesse bcp. He tells you why he thinks what he thinks about...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Yasmin Differin klaron Desogen Levlen Levlite Loestrin Mircette Nordette Ortho-cyclen Ortho-novum Ovcon Ovral Tri-levlen

  9. Initial Purging with vitamins?
    ... skin so i'm going to stay on them. The bad bcp was alesse ! I wish I could sue them. lol. My point is that ... nths on it, it's still new. Oh, and when I was on alesse , I couldn't stand to have my contacts in. I was told...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Yasmin

  10. Yaz and acne
    ... when ur big day is coming up soon. Also.. even though Alesse brand is not on the market anymore, the generic still ... is available. The generic for Alesse is called Lutera. Maybe u can give lutera a try since ... u took Alesse for 8 yrs and lutera has the same ingredients as Alesse...
    Medications also discussed in this post: yaz

  11. Hormonal Acne (Girlies)
    ... under control forever until I switched the pill to alesse be/c of the mood swings i was getting on ortho tri ... cyclen. Alesse made my skin go nuts and I am still paying for it ... person. But I can really see a difference. After the alesse I was hearing so many good things about yasmin so...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Yasmin

  12. yasmin
    ... tri-cyclen, ortho cyclen, ortho cyclen lo, yasmin, alesse , desogen and many more. The ortho's (all three but ... ever on. My face was great on all of them except for alesse (which is what caused my very bad (VERY BAD) breakout ... sorry if this is goss) so that's when I to switched alesse . BIG MISTAKE!!!! So I was on it for a month then ... my ex and I started going back out so I got back on alesse (be/c it helped with the drynessand I didn't know ... going on my opinions here. But it's weird be/c on alesse and yasmin I couldn't stand to have my contacts in...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Desogen Yasmin

  13. Still breaking out on Spiro
    ... birth control pills. My breakout all started from alesse so I stopped that and then switched to yasmin which...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Yasmin

  14. Should I switch Birth control pills?
    ... swings but i would take mood swings over this any day! Alesse is the only bcp that was ever broke me out before...

  15. Question for the Girls!
    ... Ortho Tri Cyclen lo made my skin terrible and I was on Alesse before that and my skin was clear but it made me gain...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Yasmin

  16. Birth Control Question?
    ... Well I was on Alesse before I ever got acne for about 2 years and my skin...
    ... explain the diffrenece between ortho, and things like alesse and yasmin, and if this bcp works better in conjunction...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Doxycycline Yasmin Estrostep

  17. Anyone who is or has been on yasmin and spiro or doxy
    ... bad before. This all started when I started taking alesse . That's why I had to switch....
    ... bad before. This all started when I started taking alesse . That's why I had to switch. I know it's a long...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Yasmin Differin accutane

  18. for girls eyes only!!
    ... Well I was on Alesse and that kept me clear which is weird because I have...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Yasmin

  19. I'm in tears right now and need some advice.....
    ... I was on Alesse for over two years and never had acne in my life....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Differin Yasmin klaron

  20. Any girls that use BC for acne..
    ... it cause I don't gain weight on it. As for my skin Alesse made my skin great! Most people say Alesse is terrible...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Mircette Yasmin

  21. Should I try ortho tricyclen??
    ... you are talking about regular ortho right? I took Alesse a long time ago and it kept me very clear but the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Yasmin

  22. Did anyone get an initial breakout from doxycycl?
    ... for my bad acne now is from my birth control pill alesse . So I have stopped taking that and am now on yasmin ... maybe the yasmin is just not good for me like the alesse . I was thinking of going back on othro cyclen (spelling...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Yasmin

  23. initial breakout w/spiro?
    ... predinose off and on for about 2 weeks. I was taking alesse and broke out sooo bad so I started taking yasmin ... don't know if my the yasmin is just as bad as the alesse you know if maybe the yasmin is having the same affect...
    ... that this pill is doing the same thing to me that the alesse did. What bc pill are you taking now?...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Yasmin

  24. prescription feedback
    ... it is all do to my switch in birth control pill. Alesse sux!! for me anyway. In October I started taking alesse...
    ... and thought it would go anyway. ( I only took the alesse for a month then stopped). So my face looked pretty ... got back together in april and I started taking the alesse again, within two and a half months of being on the ... alesse my face is now so bad that I WILL NOT GO OUT OF THE...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Clindamycin Differin Apri

  25. Think Accutane made my skin worse....
    ... I never had bad skin before and then I switched to alesse and 2 1/2 months later my face went nuts (well right...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prednisone accutane

  26. Doxycycl?
    ... have another cyst coming in that is soo big. I am on alesse bc and i really think that is the problem with me...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Doxycycline Yasmin

  27. For Girls
    ... as I'd been on Diane for so long. Switched over to Alesse - OMG! What a nightmare. In the span of 2 or 3 week ... eventually stop taking it. Sigh. As an aside - Alesse is a NIGHTMARE. I can't begin to describe just how ... had never ever had acne, etc. Anyway, stay away from Alesse ! Horrible stuff. My derm said he takes new patients...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane

  28. Birth Control Question - Diane-35
    ... Diane. It wasn't until my regular MD switched me to Alesse that I had a major break-out! Now back on Diane and...

  29. finally something worked
    ... the summer...which i don't understand. i am also on alesse but think maybe i should change to yasmin but am scared...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Yasmin

  30. Switch from regular Ortho Tri-Cyclen to Yasmin with success?
    ... if i could....i am having the same problem..i am on alesse and my skin is ******.....i was told to switch but...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Yasmin

  31. Best Birth Control Pills for Acne (e.g. Desogen/Apri)
    ... totally clear for years while I was on it. Switched to Alesse and that was a nightmare beyond belief. Am now back ... . as everyone is different. But in my experience, Alesse is the WORST. I wouldn't wish Alesse on my worst enemy...

  32. Ortho Tri- Cyclen, good for acne?
    ... this particular pill. So, again, I'm switching to Alesse . I hope that will work....

  33. Anyone on Alesse???
    ... Yeah i was afraid of that about Alesse . Its weird that it says right on the package "treatment...
    ... I started out on Alesse , and it wasn't a nightmare experience like it was...
    ... Ugh, well i'm not looking forward to starting Alesse on Sunday then. However, Diane has done nothing for ... was hoping that there might be a slight chance that Alesse will work for me, seeing as how Diane didn't. We...
    ... better. I have tried so many, too many to list and Alesse was one that made me break out the most. I did my...
    ... wanted to update that I have taken my 8th pill of Alesse and I haven't had any huge breakout at all. In fact...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Apri Desogen

  34. Yasmin is a miracle!
    ... the pill but a different one. My gyno insisted on Alesse , even though I was hesitant because of the bad reviews ... I had read. Just as I had thought, Alesse did not work. It made my acne worse and cystic like ... made my skin and hair oilier. I later realized that Alesse had Androgen in it which is a male sex hormone that...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Yasmin

  35. Going off Yasmin, wish me luck
    ... had any pimples hardly ever until I got off the pill Alesse for a couple of months to lose weight. I lost weight...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Yasmin

  36. Acne and birth control pill
    ... first and it made my face so bad and then I tried Alesse and it did the exact same thing. I would usually...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane

  37. Birth control
    ... trying out different birth controls and my latest was Alesse , I stopped it yesterday after a week and a half, I ... So my question is what type of pill should I try if alesse worked horribly and nuva ring was pretty good. I'm...

  38. Desogen or ortho tri-cyclen????
    ... bleeding problems like I did when I started on BC with Alesse . Just my two cents, I'd go for the Desogen. Plus,...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Desogen

  39. Anyone taking Diane-35 for acne and help with excessive facial hair?
    ... tell you anything about Diane 35 but I have been on Alesse in the past and it worked great for me and now I am...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Yasmin

  40. birth control
    ... lo made my face breakout terribly! But Yasmin and Alesse worked really well. You just have to find the right ... Yasmin which I am taking right now. I had to quit the Alesse because of the weight gain....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Yasmin

  41. yasmin users please reply
    ... week. I don't know if it's helping my skin or not. Alesse was doing better than this! But most people say it...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Yasmin

  42. Need help and advice!
    ... no idea which one to switch too...She recommended Alesse and Apri, anything with 20-30 mcg of estrogen. I am...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Apri Estrostep Yasmin

  43. When can you see improvement w/ Birth control
    ... I used to be on Alesse and I got off of it for a summer because of the weight...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Differin Yasmin

  44. Switching from Alesse to Yasmin...will it work?
    ... control I've been on, so I can't really comment on the Alesse . But I will tell you that the Yasmin has really helped...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Yasmin

  45. Acne & Birth Control Pills
    ... weight mostly in my face and my hips. I am now on Alesse (which is low dose) but I just found out that it has...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cleocin Yasmin

  46. Help! Which Birth Control Pill to use for acne THIS time?
    ... which can affect your weight. So, I decided to go on Alesse . I read research that said Alesse cleared moderate...
    ... Alesse didnt work for me for clearing my skin... Diane 35...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Retin-A

  47. Bcp
    ... Has anyone here every tried Alesse or Lessina 28 and what were your results? I just ... started Lessina (generic of Alesse ) and worried that it might break me out....
    ... I went on alesse at the same time I went on tetracycline. I ended up...
    ... Has anyone here every tried Alesse or Lessina 28 and what were your results? I just ... started Lessina (generic of Alesse ) and worried that it might break me out. I would...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tetracycline

  48. So embarrased, will it ever go away?
    ... - erythromycen - tetracycline - marvelon bc - alesse bc - benzoyle peroxide - that saclic acid (or how...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Benzoyl Tetracycline accutane

  49. What's the BEST Birth control pill for acne prone skin
    ... being godo for skin...Desogen too..I;ll stick to my Alesse for a few mos and decide then what I wanna try......
    ... mild acne. It was great. Then I was on Mircette and Alesse which made my forehead constantly break out and I...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Desogen Yasmin Mircette

  50. Diane 35 question
    ... hey, im on alesse and i have incredibly oily skin. for about a week...
    ... I'm on ALesse right now too actually the generic version which is ... your skin oily or this oily prior to you starting the Alesse ?I havent noticed my skin becoming more oily on Alesse ... ..I was told that ALesse was a good choice for women and didnt have a reputation...
    ... but very prone to breakouts...typo in prior email.. ALesse isnt known for causing breakouts it supose to help...
    ... really healped clear up my breakouts...I'm still taking ALesse ..if after being on ALesse for 3-4 mos if my skin does ... Diane 35 but it hasnt happened..I've only been on ALesse a wk......
    Medications also discussed in this post: klaron

  51. Birth Control?
    ... ALesse works well at controlling breakouts...or demulen....
    ... skin so I'm staying away from them much happier on Alesse ..(Avianne generic form)..i think orthoTricyclen and...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Demulen Yasmin

  52. Klaron...whom ever has tried please share
    ... wiped her zits away...I;m uisng just teh Klaron i take ALesse bith control pills..tried Orthtricyceln made my acne...
    Medications also discussed in this post: klaron

  53. Yasmin finally did it.
    ... was on it 4 mos and coudlnt takeit..I'm now taking ALesse ...they say Yasmin,Diane 35 are alos good choices for...
    ... they can happen anywhere at times..I'm currently on Alesse on 2 days adn been using Klaron a prescrition med...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Yasmin klaron

  54. My experience with Spiro
    ... Retin-A Sulfacet BCP: Ortho tri-cyclen, Triphasil, Alesse Currently: Spiro 100 mg/day Differen gel Clyndamyci...
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  55. 20 and above Females with moderate acne cysts.
    ... stopped that one with no success and Now i plan on givng ALesse a try......
    Medications also discussed in this post: Demulen

  56. Skin Clears Before Period...Anyone else? HELP!
    ... t know which. Since I am backwords, I am thinking Alesse , which more people complain doesn't work. this...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Provera Yasmin

  57. Sick Of This Damn Acne!
    ... skin with a pimple every once in awhile. ive been on alesse for 2 years, i started breaking out more and noticed ... my skin has been about the same so i went back on alesse . ive been given panoxl soap and cream. the soap is...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane

  58. Question for sammy726 - and others with Ortho Tri-cyclen success:
    ... Was the initial breakout really bad? I went on Alesse awhile back and I had to quit after the second week ... skin to be horrible during the initial breakout. Alesse was horrible for me!!! When did you start noticing ... breakout? I'm not exaggerating when I talk about how bad Alesse was - my skin went from mildly bad to moderately/severe...

  59. How bad is the initial breakout from birth control pills?
    ... coming up).... About a month or so ago, i went on Alesse and it wreaked havoc on my face. I'm pretty convinced ... it was Alesse itself that caused the trouble. I'm hoping not all ... hoping that Ortho Tri-cyclen does not do to me what Alesse did. I took it only for two weeks because my skin...
    ... coming up).... About a month or so ago, i went on Alesse and it wreaked havoc on my face. I'm pretty convinced ... it was Alesse itself that caused the trouble. I'm hoping not all ... hoping that Ortho Tri-cyclen does not do to me what Alesse did. I took it only for two weeks because my skin...
    ... pill - to avoid getting more acne. How frustrating. Alesse killed my face - went off it after two weeks - 1 month...
    ... pill - to avoid getting more acne. How frustrating. Alesse killed my face - went off it after two weeks - 1 month ... should probably try the Ortho one or yasmin, if the Alesse didnt work one of these might...there all slightly...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane Yasmin

  60. What's working and what's not.....
    ... Clearasil & basically any acne stuff in the drugstore Alesse (Oh gosh, gives me shivers thinking about it!) Proactive...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Retin-A

  61. How long does initial breakout from birth control pills last?
    ... Ortho Tri-cyclen for my moderate acne. I went on Alesse and my skin is horrible right now. The pill itself...
    ... Ortho Tri-cyclen for my moderate acne. I went on Alesse and my skin is horrible right now. The pill itself ... Ortho tri-cyclen and it did just what youre describing Alesse did. I had to stop, I was getting such worse acne...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Yasmin

  62. How do chemical peels work?
    ... time. I think I broke out alot because I tried using Alesse birth control pill for two weeks. He said the only...
    ... skin was doing alright up until recently (I went on Alesse birth control and had a massive outbreak of acne ...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Differin accutane

  63. Alesse has ruined my skin!
    ... i've heard tonnes of reports on this board that alesse has made people's acne worse. i'm on yasmin right...
    ... Hi everyone, I took Alesse about 4 weeks ago (I was on it for 2 weeks)... It ... ruined my skin. Before Alesse , I had mild acne (which was gradually getting worse ... gradual increase in occurence of acne, I would try Alesse . My skin is now terrible. It has been 2 weeks now...
    ... CHYNA- BEEN THERE DONE THAT WITH ALESSE !!!!!!!!!!!!! i absolutely hate that bcp. it was the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Benzoyl Yasmin accutane

  64. Has anybody been successful with Orthotricyclen
    ... have moderate acne (it was more mild, until I went on Alesse ... which ruined my skin). I hear that Orthotricyclen...
    ... I have never been breaking out so much - I hate Alesse - I only had mild/moderate acne before Alesse. It ... well either. Does anybody know why I broke out on Alesse ? Was it just an initial breakout? Did I need to...
    ... The progestin in Alesse is the most androgenic progestin out there. Not a...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Differin accutane

  65. My dermatologist won't prescribe anything for my skin....
    ... Orthotricyclen and Diane-35 made my feel nauseous. Alesse made me break out. He did prescribe Steivamycin,...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Differin accutane

  66. For those with moderate acne, what has been working for you?
    ... more so when I turned 19). I have tried everything. Alesse makes me breakout alot! Ortho and Diane-35 make me...
    ... more so when I turned 19). I have tried everything. Alesse makes me breakout alot! Ortho and Diane-35 make me...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Demulen Doxycycline Spironolactone accutane minocycline

  67. How long until you see results with Diane-35 or Orthotricyclin?
    ... Orthotryclin to start working? I have recently tried Alesse , and two weeks in, my acne increased so much. So ... , I went off Alesse . I'm considering trying Diane-35 or Orthotricyclin...

  68. I'm scared of losing my boyfriend....
    ... depressed lately about my skin. I am currently trying out Alesse . There is an initial breakout so far. I wonder how...
    ... depressed lately about my skin. I am currently trying out Alesse . There is an initial breakout so far. I wonder how...
    ... very nauseous (like 24/7). I am only going to try Alesse for a month or so, and see if there are any changes ... . I might try going back on Diane 35, if Alesse doesn't help. Unfortunately, because I do live in...
    ... chyna dawl- Alesse seemed to be the beginning cause of my acne problems ... am on Yasmin and it cleared me right up. I'm sure Alesse affects us all differently but I was SO ANGRY at my...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Differin accutane Yasmin

  69. anyone ever stopped then restarted diane 35?
    ... seemed clear to me either!) My advice is not to take Alesse ...for some it causes acne and other problems because...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane

  70. Ortho-lo?
    ... it's working out well for me! I was previously on Alesse which made my skin a wreck! I broke out really bad...

  71. How old are the orthotricyclen users who have gotten worse?
    ... I was 19 when I was on it and it was a bad story. Alesse was an even worse story. Yasmin was my answer!!!!...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Yasmin

  72. Initial Breakout Yasmin???
    ... the first time I was on Yasmin (switched to from Alesse ), it cleared me up right away with no initial breakout...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Yasmin

  73. BC for acne!
    ... Alesse caused my acne. Ortho Tri cyclen was not very helpful...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Yasmin

  74. irregular periods + acne . . . LINKED?!
    ... my intuition goes "yuck". At any rate those stupid Alesse ads and the horrible way these drugs are pushed by...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane

  75. Anyone here on Yasmin?
    ... for my skin that I've tried. (I've been on OTC and Alesse before)...


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