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Alesse vs Orsythia

Alesse
VS.
Orsythia
Other name: Aviane (Aviane)
Other name: Aviane (Aviane)
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Pregnancy Prevention
Spotting*
Cramping*
Acne*
No Period*
PCOS*
Menstrual Cramps*
Emergency Pregnancy Prevention*
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Method of use:
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Method of use:
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Prescribing mode:
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Oral contraceptives come in a variety of formulations. The main division is between combined oral contraceptive pills, containing both estrogen and synthetic progestogens (strictly progestins, the term used in the United States, but the former term is us...
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Ale
Weight Gain
10
Depression
5
Nausea
4
Weight Loss
3
Decreased Libido
3
Bloating
2
Yeast Infection
1
Anxiety
1
Blood Clots
1
Vomiting
1
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Nausea
9
Weight Gain
6
Vomiting
4
Weight Loss
3
Depression
3
Blisters
3
Decreased Libido
2
Breast Pain
2
Paranoia
2
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e else noticed a decrease in sex drive while on...
" ...last week, and she switched me to Alesse (Orsythia is the generic ...and started taking the Orsythia the same day to skip this period.  Has anyone else noticed a decrease in sex drive while on the... "

I had HORRIBLE side effects from the Orsythia. I finally...
" ...Lutera (another brand name for Aviane/Alesse). When the pharmacy wasn't able ...to get it they switched me to Aviane and then to Orsythia… I had HORRIBLE side effects from the Orsythia. I finally was... "

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else get switched to Orsythia?For some reason my pharmacy s...
" Anyone else get switched to Orsythia? For some reason my pharmacy ...switched me from another Generic (Alesse) for Aviane low dose bc to this new Orsythia. First of all the packaging ...right now is that... "

all very confusing to me. I'm also on orsythia BCP. or Ales...
" ...but something showed the PCOS was still there, so metformin was prescribed. if im insulin resistant, I would have type 2 right? or is that wrong? and I guess I thought I'd need to take the... "

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pharmacy switched me to Orsythia (I had been taking Aviane)...
" My pharmacy switched me to Orsythia (I had been taking Aviane) ...they are both generics of Alesse, but since I've had such ...a bit nervous. Has anyone noticed any problems with Orsythia they didn't have on... "

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my pharmacy switched me to Orsythia because there was a...
" ...to them. I was taking Aviane for 3 years, loved ...me. Then my pharmacy switched me to Orsythia because there was a shortage ...but my pharmacy filled the Orsythia because it was generic for Alesse. I spoke... "

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my pharmacy switched me to Orsythia because there was a...
" ...to them. I was taking Aviane for 3 years, loved ...me. Then my pharmacy switched me to Orsythia because there was a shortage ...but my pharmacy filled the Orsythia because it was generic for Alesse. I spoke... "

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pharmacy told me. \"Orsythia is what replaced Avaine\". I...
" ...my Kroger pharmacy told me. \"Orsythia is what replaced Avaine\". I ...any other brand besides Avaine or Alesse. I feel your pain ladies, ...This just sucks. CVS now carries Orsythia too, I stopped and asked... "

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pharmacy told me. \"Orsythia is what replaced Avaine\". I...
" ...my Kroger pharmacy told me. \"Orsythia is what replaced Avaine\". I ...any other brand besides Avaine or Alesse. I feel your pain ladies, ...This just sucks. CVS now carries Orsythia too, I stopped and asked... "

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esse, Altavera, Amethyst, Aviane, Enpresse, Lessina, Le...
" ...this was cut and pasted: Alesse, Altavera, Amethyst, Aviane, Enpresse, Lessina, ...Levlen, Levora, Lutera, Lybrel, Nordette, Orsythia, Portia, Sronyx, Tri-Levlen, Triphasil-21, Triphasil-28, Trivora-28... "

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