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  1. Spironolactone and hormonal effects
    ... acutally not on Yasmin now. I take "Apri" (generic Desogen ). I did at one time try Yasmin though, but it didn...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Apri Doxycycline Yasmin minocycline

  2. switching bcp
    ... best bcp for pcos... i was thinking about going on desogen ... has anyone switched from diane 35 ro desogen?...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane

  3. To all the Diane 35 users!
    ... out again within a month or two. I finally tried Desogen and 5 months later I am still clear. I wish I could...

  4. has Ortho Tri Cyclen Cleared anyone?
    ... doctor just switched me to OTC from Solia (generic for Desogen ) The Solia had cleared my skin about 75% which I was ... like it can I just switch back and start ordering the desogen at the pharmacy or do I have to get another perscription...

  5. 22 and having the worst breakouts of my life! HELP!
    ... ortho-cyclen, ortho tri-cyclen, ortho tri-cyclen lo, desogen , and mircette MIDDLE BCP'S Ovcon 35, ortho-novum ... for acne are yasmin, ortho-cyclen, ortho tri-cyclen, desogen , and the ortho evra patch that is on page 281. Again...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Alesse Levlen Levlite Loestrin Mircette Nordette Ortho-cyclen Ortho-novum Ovcon Ovral Tri-levlen Yasmin

  6. yasmin
    ... cyclen, ortho cyclen, ortho cyclen lo, yasmin, alesse, desogen and many more. The ortho's (all three but not at...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Alesse Yasmin

  7. Yasmin For acne?
    ... starting my 2nd month of doxy and before Yasmin I was on desogen and it is making me break out b/c this past week I ... feeling any BC pill will just do the same thing as the desogen did and Mircette....Right now all I keep telling myself...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Augmentin Mircette Yasmin accutane

  8. New here...Doxy and more
    ... said its the best for acne the one I am on now is desogen and he said its good for acne but no "the best" sooo...
    ... day applying benzaclin. Then on top of that taking desogen (bcp) but I just finished my last pill back of desogen...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Doxycycline Yasmin accutane Benzac benzaclin

  9. Should I switch Birth control pills?

  10. Whats up with that accutane wait?
    ... birth control is part of the problem right now i'm on desogen and my derm said its good for acne but not the "best...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Yasmin accutane

  11. Birth Control Question?
    ... Yasmin I am thinking about switching to that from desogen Monday at my dr.'s appt. sooo keep us updated :) Thanks...
    ... Yasmin I am thinking about switching to that from desogen Monday at my dr.'s appt. sooo keep us updated :) Thanks ... ! Wow..a fellow Desogen user. Actually, I use "apri" the generic desogen ... ask why you're thinking about switching? Has the desogen made your acne worse? I'd love to hear your experience...
    ... Wow..a fellow Desogen user. Actually, I use "apri" the generic desogen ... ask why you're thinking about switching? Has the desogen made your acne worse? I'd love to hear your experience...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Yasmin Apri yaz

  12. Experiences with Doxycycline
    ... Is yasmin a good birth control for acne?? I am on desogen right now I just switched to this in June from Mircette...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Mircette Yasmin accutane

  13. facial hair + acne (women only!)
    ... for my acne, I will continue to take Apri (generic Desogen bc pills), Minocycline (I'm down to 100 mg once a...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Apri Retin-A Spironolactone Vaniqa minocycline

  14. For Girls
    ... would really recommend trying something like yasmin or desogen first before going the Diane-35 route. It's very ... of course, I just wish I would have tried yasmin or desogen before taking something as potent as Diane....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Yasmin

  15. Desogen vs Yasmin
    ... inhibitor. However, many people have done well with Desogen . One BCP will not work the same for everyone. You...
    ... person because everyone responds differently. I took Desogen for a month and I broke out horribly so the derm insisted ... taking any birth control at all because while I was on Desogen I felt bloated and fat lol... but not with Yasmin...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Spironolactone Yasmin

  16. Desogen/Apri
    ... years now. I was just wondering if anyone is taking Desogen or its generic Apri bcp. I have been taking Yasmin ... generic are $25. I have heard some things about Apri/ Desogen and it helping acne so I decided to give it a shot ... with this bcp (either the generic-Apri or non-generic Desogen ). Thanks! :)...
    ... switching BCP's (although mostly what I have read about Desogen , many people don't experience the "initial breakout ... " with Desogen ). My face, 3 months later, is still healing. I don ... bateria. Good luck. If I were you, I would give Apri/ Desogen at least 3-6 months. Patience, especially in my case...
    ... answer for my acne. But I've had better luck with Desogen than any other pill (Yasmin, Ortho Tri-Cyclen Lo)...
    ... Desogen KILLED my sex drive! :(...
    ... desogen doesnt really work. i have been taking it for over...
    ... I took Desogen for a month and I broke out a LOT so my derm recommended ... Yasmin works or else... that sucks. lol. Good luck with Desogen ....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Apri Yasmin

  17. Yasmin not impressive
    ... generic & I don't have insurance, I'm switching to Apri ( desogen ) when my current pack runs out because it's cheaper...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Apri Yasmin

  18. Accutane/birth control
    ... answer to your acne. I have heard of Diane-35, Desogen , Mircette, and Yasmin as good birth control pills...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Mircette Yasmin accutane

  19. Switch from regular Ortho Tri-Cyclen to Yasmin with success?
    ... additional pressure as well. But I digress, I had used desogen before and experienced AMAZING results. My skin was ... it because it was making me depressed! I stopped desogen and my skin went to crap so I'm starting it again ... time. However, I'm very confident that when I begin desogen I'll have less acne to worry about- not to mention ... doesn't work so well on your acne (it will!) give Desogen a try....
    ... BCPs! ;) I have heard a lot of good things about Desogen , but wanted to try Yasmin first because of the drospirenone ... started on the right track! BTW, I didn't know that Desogen can help people lose weight! How much weight did ... Keep us all posted on your progress as you re-start Desogen ! :)...
    ... that's common, but I didn't complain. Whether or not desogen helped me lose weight can be totally in my head. I...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Clindamycin Yasmin

  20. Clindamycin? Because aspirin and retin-a just didn't do it.
    ... regimen both just stopped working. Next, I tried the desogen birth control pill which I used with the old regimen...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Clindamycin Erythromycin Retin-A

  21. why are ppl so mean?!? need to vent!!!
    ... is hormonal, though, and I am currently on a bcp, Desogen , so hopefully it will help. All I know is, when...

  22. Best Birth Control Pills for Acne (e.g. Desogen/Apri)
    ... Acne? Any side effects? I'm thinking of trying Desogen (generic: Apri; in Canada: Orthocept), since I seem...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Apri

  23. Ortho Tri- Cyclen, good for acne?
    ... work differently for different people though. I'm on Desogen and it works great for me. The only reason other bcps...

  24. Anyone on Alesse???
    ... which I swear made things worse. Now I've been on Desogen (or Apri, the generic) for over a year and it's been...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Alesse Apri

  25. HELP! I can't give up carbs and sugar...how do you all do it?
    ... difference. I've tried Ortho Tri Cyclen, Trillevlen, Desogen , and am currently on Ortho Lo, which I have been on...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Levlen Penicillin accutane

  26. **ortho lo and acne**
    ... about two years. Neither has helped! I've also been on Desogen and Trilevlen (sp? generic of one of the orthos)....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Levlen

  27. Desogen or ortho tri-cyclen????
    ... it actually made things worse for me. I've been on Desogen for about 10 months now and I love it. My skin looks ... BC with Alesse. Just my two cents, I'd go for the Desogen . Plus, it's monophasic, so if you need to skip a period ... you can do that with Desogen ....
    ... breaking out that badly from OTC I'd switch to either Desogen or Yasmin, which is also supposed to be good...and...
    ... want to stay on I'd go back to regular Ortho or try Desogen or Yasmin....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Alesse Yasmin

  28. Help terrible breakout on Ortho tri-cyclen
    ... ). I talked to my doctor and she suggested I try Desogen because it was cheaper (I was going to my university...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Amoxicillin Yasmin

  29. Advice needed! (Should I go off my second antibiotic?)
    ... birth control pills (ortho tricylin-broke me out, now desogen and it's great). However, the amox is giving me monthly ... sweat caked on . Also, 2-3 days I forgot to take the Desogen at my usual time and didn't take it until either the ... or so, except to give me yeast infections, and the desogen WAS? - Is my body so easily persuaded by antibiotics...
    ... Those two months I was off an antibiotic, I used Desogen , washed my face morning and night w/ cetaphil, used...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Amoxicillin Benzoyl Clindamycin Differin Tetracycline klaron

  30. Spiro and Potassium Levels
    ... Ortho. I have tried Ortho Tri Cyclen, Ortho Low, and Desogen and now I am on Trilevllin and never noticed a difference...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane

  31. Need help and advice!
    ... time which worsened the breakouts. Anyway, I'm on Desogen now, which has the same kind of anti-androgenic properties ... seeing any improvement I'd maybe see about switching to Desogen or Yasmin. They might work better for you. Hope that...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Yasmin

  32. Birth control question...
    ... my acne!) I have been on a few - Ortho Tri Cyclen, Desogen , Ortho Lo...I would stick with each one for a good...

  33. What b-control pill works best for acne?
    ... think your acne is hormonal, Ortho Tri-cyclen and Desogen both have anti-androgenic (testosterone-binding) properties ... at all for me (maybe it made it worse) but I'm on Desogen now and I love it. My skin looks a lot better and...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Potassium Spironolactone Yasmin

  34. Women: Does this happen to your skin on Birth Control?
    ... gyno again--in hopes of being switched to Yasmin, Desogen , or regular OTC. The gyno said that since I never...
    ... acne since I was 18, and I'm 24 now). I switched to Desogen . It's a monophasic pill, which is great since if it...
    ... yahgler - Thanks for your input about OTC vs. Desogen . I might be interested in switching to a monophasic...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Differin Doxycycline Erythromycin Keflex Retin-A Tetracycline Yasmin accutane minocycline

  35. Desogen Initial Breakouts?
    ... am in the same exact situation. I am just starting Desogen (actually, Orthocept same thing) after a BAD experience ... here, these should not be an initial breakout with Desogen but you never know with the birth control pills. ...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Yasmin

  36. Any luck with Mircette or Desogen BCP?
    ... Yasmin and thinking of switching to either Mircette or Desogen . I have mild acne that has only gotten worse on Yasmin...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Mircette Yasmin

  37. Yasmin Advice Please...
    ... to get discouraged. I am thinking of switching to Desogen . Any advice would be great, especially if someone...
    ... to get discouraged. I am thinking of switching to Desogen . Any advice would be great, especially if someone...
    ... I called my doctor and she said I should start the desogen next month. Actually, it's called orthocept...same ... as desogen . So, I need to get thru the next two weeks on Yasmin...
    ... I called my doctor and she said I should start the desogen next month. Actually, it's called orthocept...same ... as desogen . So, I need to get thru the next two weeks on Yasmin...
    ... am very interested in knowing if you did switch to desogen /orthocept and if so, did it help you at all? Please ... I called my doctor and she said I should start the desogen next month. Actually, it's called orthocept...same ... as desogen . So, I need to get thru the next two weeks on Yasmin...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Yasmin

  38. Hormonal Acne
    ... Yasmin (awful), Ortho Tri Cyclen (not as bad). Desogen is the only one that worked in controlling my hormonal...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Yasmin

  39. Past and Present DIFFERIN users?
    ... cream in the morning, spironolactone (100mg/day) and Desogen . For a long time I was pretty much just using Differin...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Differin Spironolactone

  40. Birth Control, Differin, Help!
    ... you were having problems with it you might consider Desogen . I had to make that switch and I'm pretty happy....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Differin Spironolactone Yasmin

  41. Yasmin and acne?
    ... putting me on it. The only BCP that worked for me was Desogen . But I hear good things about Diane-35....

  42. spiro/period questions
    ... But whenever I'm on the pill (Yasmin, OTC lo, or Desogen ) I have zero....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Yasmin

  43. Come here if Certian Birth Control worsened your acne
    ... prescription for a new pill (Yasmin, regualr OTC, or Desogen ) at my annual gyno appointment on December 23rd! ...
    ... see results as your body gets used to the hormones. Desogen , Yasmin, and even regular OTC are supposed to be good...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Yasmin

  44. What's the BEST Birth control pill for acne prone skin
    ... person. But Ortho Lo was bad for my skin. Yasmin and Desogen both helped it....
    ... posts about Diane 35 and YAsmin being godo for skin... Desogen too..I;ll stick to my Alesse for a few mos and decide...
    ... hoping to be put on either regular OTC, Yasmin, or Desogen (whatever is cheapest)! I don't care if it costs...
    ... I second that! I'm using Differin, Rosac, Desogen , and spironolactone. It has definitely taken all...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Yasmin Alesse Differin Spironolactone

  45. Birth Control?
    ... Gyn and discussed with her the possibility of taking Desogen to help with my acne. Anybody take this pill and...
    ... OTC lo (1 1/2 months), Yasmin (3 1/2 months), and Desogen (4 months). Desogen has cleared my skin just as much...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Yasmin

  46. Whos had experience with Ortho Tri Cyclen
    ... doctors always say wait 5 months, I was on Yasmin and Desogen before and never had a problem like that. After a ... month and a half I switched back to Desogen and I'm very glad I did....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Yasmin

  47. TriCyclen Lo Sucks for acne
    ... breakouts in some women. I would switch to Yasmin or Desogen . They work wonders on hormonal acne in women!...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Yasmin

  48. My experience with Spiro
    ... 100 mg/day Differen gel Clyndamycin lotion BCP: Desogen Clinque clarifying makeup Clinique exfoliating scrub...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Alesse Bactrim Doxycycline Retin-A Triphasil accutane minocycline

  49. Ortho Tri-Cyclen, Diane 35, Yasmin.... etc?
    ... like Diane, which isn't available in the U.S.) and Desogen . On both I had good results....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Yasmin

  50. help with horomones, I'm freaking out
    ... Diane. I did have some nausea, so I've switched to Desogen and it is also very good....
    ... your help on, comparing what's in Spiro, Yasmin, and Desogen in comparison to Diane 35....
    ... your help on, comparing what's in Spiro, Yasmin, and Desogen in comparison to Diane 35. I was on spiro for...
    ... progestin which is not anti-androgenic. The progestin in Desogen is also not anti-androgenic, but for whatever reason...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Spironolactone Yasmin

  51. Everyone Post!
    ... Differin cream at night, 100mg/day spironolactone, and Desogen birth control pills. Its working pretty darn well...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Differin Erythromycin Spironolactone

  52. Ortho to Yasmin Switch
    ... but am interested in switching to either Yasmin or Desogen . I have been sticking with OTC Lo since January,...
    ... lo and it was a disaster for my skin. Now I'm on Desogen and doing fine....
    ... let my gyno to decide if I should switch to Yasmin, Desogen , or regular OTC. Unfortunately, I need to make sure...
    ... pills)! That's why I was interested in Yasmin or Desogen ! Any suggestions?...
    ... pills)! That's why I was interested in Yasmin or Desogen ! Any suggestions? I break out alot more now on ... you might be best switching to ortho tri (regular), desogen , or yasmin. Good luck!...
    ... hoping to switch BCP's next week to either Yasmin or Desogen . I just have to call my gyno and see which one I...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Yasmin Ortho-cyclen

  53. How many different RX's have we taken???
    ... using Differin cream, Rosac, spironolactone, and Desogen . Figuring out it was hormonal was key....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Differin Spironolactone

  54. Details on spiro?
    ... tried Ortho Tri-Cyclen lo, broke out, and switched to Desogen ....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Differin

  55. Cystic Acne - Retin A Micro started today!
    ... control pills for acne are (supposed to be) Yasmin, Desogen , Mircette, and Ortho Tricyclen - this is simply because...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Mircette Yasmin

  56. I got Spiro today!!!yah!!! but...
    ... cleared my skin before I added the pill. I switched to Desogen and I'm doing much better. Kind of want to change ... I don't like the added blood clot risk. But both Desogen and Yasmin helped my skin....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Differin Yasmin

  57. Has anybody been successful with Orthotricyclen
    ... but that may have been because of stress). I'm on desogen now, which is supposed to be good too, and my face...
    ... bbsq... I'm on Desogen with no problems. I haven't had any zits and my skin...
    ... to lower it even more). Pills with desogestrel are Desogen , Cyclessa, and Mircette. Yasmin is the only pill...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Yasmin Mircette Spironolactone

  58. My dermatologist won't prescribe anything for my skin....
    ... and that has less estrogen than my current pill, Desogen , which I'm very happy with :)...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Yasmin

  59. Spiro & Yasmin question
    ... has an extra 25mg). If not, other good choices are Desogen and Ortho Tri-Cyclen (NOT the lo!!!) I started ... Desogen for the same problem you're having and I didn't have...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Yasmin

  60. For those with moderate acne, what has been working for you?
    ... what misery! I had it on Yasmin but I'm fine with Desogen . Ironically, I had to go off for a month for surgery...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Differin Yasmin

  61. anyone ever stopped then restarted diane 35?
    ... out 3 to 4 months afterwards. I'm taking Marvelon ( Desogen ) now. They say it's the closest thing to Dianne for...
    ... out 3 to 4 months afterwards. I'm taking Marvelon ( Desogen ) now. They say it's the closest thing to Dianne for...

  62. Yasmin & Cystic Acne Question
    ... but since I had too many side effects I switched to Desogen and my skin is fine. Yasmin is anti-androgenic, Desogen...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Mircette Yasmin

  63. Just got back from the derm....Spiro & Differin!
    ... convinced me and I'm so glad she did :) I'm taking Desogen right now. My skin was also good on Yasmin but I...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Yasmin

  64. Birth control pills for acne?
    ... been on Yasmin and it helped a little, now I'm on Desogen . Ortho Tri Lo was awful for my skin. All in all...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Spironolactone Yasmin

  65. white pills for yasmin???
    ... I'm on my second pack of Desogen . I noticed that I broke out right when starting the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Mircette Yasmin

  66. Birth Control and Spiro
    ... OTC are good ones to try. I'm having good luck on Desogen too....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Yasmin

  67. Calling all Spiro users ...
    ... birth control: differin cream, klaron lotion, and desogen ....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Differin Yasmin klaron

  68. Best Birth Control For Helping Acne??
    ... spiro and is anti-androgenic. Pills with desogestrel ( desogen , cyclessa, mircette) have no androgenic activity so...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Mircette Spironolactone Yasmin

  69. birth control?
    ... best for acne. Different pills with desogestrel ( desogen , cyclessa, mircette) are theoretically second best...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Mircette Yasmin

  70. Your favorite Prescription Medicine
    ... finally worked for me is differin cream, klaron lotion, desogen birth control pills, and spironolactone. I have very...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Benzoyl Differin Retin-A Spironolactone klaron

  71. In my head?
    ... Klaron lotion in the morning, Differin cream at night, Desogen birth control pills, and 100mg/day of spironolactone...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Differin Spironolactone klaron

  72. Birth Control (Estrostep FE) for acne?
    ... pack but I'd ask the doctor to switch. Yasmin and desogen are supposed to be the ones that truly are the best...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Spironolactone Yasmin accutane

  73. 2nd month taking Ortho tri-cyclen lo and my skin looks a mess!
    ... Yasmin but I had a lot of nausea. I'm doing great on Desogen now (along with 100mg of spiro). OTC lo made my face...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Yasmin

  74. Yasmin-- month 4.5 -- questions
    ... Tried alot of them, Ortho tri, Ortho tri lo, and Desogen ...none seem to work for me. I'll let you know how...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Yasmin

  75. Birth Control pills and acne....
    ... effects. Others I have heard for acne are Mircette, Desogen , Ortho Cyclen, and OTC-Lo. There are so many more...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Alesse Mircette Yasmin


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