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Alesse

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Other Names: Aviane   Seasonale   Lutera   Nordette   Levlite

Sprintec

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Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 10,570 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 2,978 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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By Jessica
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Sprintec PCOS
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By Shorty09
September 3, 2014
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Sprintec for Acne and PMS
I started taking it last week. I didn't notice anything the first week but this week I've already gained 4lbs...I don't mean to sound shallow but I've always concentrated on keeping my weight steady and even lower. However, I started taking a medication called Propranolol (for headaches) the same day. I'm going to see my doctor on Monday about it. I'm thinking and hoping that it's the birth control medication but who knows??? All these different meds can cause side effects for one person b
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June 24, 2014
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January 22, 2014
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December 7, 2013
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Sprintec
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What patients are saying about Alesse vs. Sprintec

14 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
Yaz. Alesse did a great job of regulating me and clearing...
...Alesse did a great job of regulating me ...Sprintec-28 has been really good. I just completed my first 4-pack round, skipping sugar pills to skip my period. I had quite a bit of breakthrough ble...
really help. I was on Alesse for almost 10 years, and...
I'm on Sprintec which is a generic for Ortho-Tri Cyclen that seems to be working out better than my last stuff. I don't ...doesn't really help. I was on Alesse for almost 10 years, and...
a year ago, then was on sprintec and now alesse and ive...
...year ago, then was on sprintec and now alesse and ive never stopped bleeding. making me (and...
amount. Every day, over nothing. I have gained weight...
...I have been taking Sprintec since the beginning of Janaury. Since I started taking it, I have been crying a RIDICULOUS amount. Every day, over nothing. I have gained weight also, these have...
with mine. I use Alesse and it's worked great for me....
...haven't heard of Sprintec so I can't give ...this time you get your period. If you don't ...too drastic. I've never had any moody side effects with mine. I use Alesse and it's worked great fo...
weight. The one i'm on now is Sprintec and it is the same...
...first pill was Ortho-Cept, my second pill was actually Alesse as well. I think ...out the worst. Ortho-Cept made me moody and made me gain weight. The one i'm on now is Sprintec and it is the...
sure I used to be on Alesse, but it caused mood swings...
...sorry, I just want to make sure I used to be on Alesse, but it caused mood swings so I switched to a generic brand called Sprintec, i'm not sure where you live but it's $9...
hon, Alesse (or one of its generics) have a different...
...again hon, Alesse (or one of its ...progestin and less estrogen than Sprintec/tri-Sprintec and a monophasic is usually ...swings so I think Alesse is certainly worth ...
equivalents. I'm thinking of trying Alesse, which is...
Sprintec versus Ortho Cyclen I've never ...since June, when I switched to Ortho Cyclen (not Tri), my mood ...and their brand=name equivalents. I'm thinking of trying Alesse, which is low hormone...
Are you on Sprintec, a monophasic, or Tri-Sprintec, a...
Hi christinab2007, welcome! Are you on Sprintec, a monophasic, or Tri-Sprintec, a tri-phasic? If you are ...interested in the formulation in Alesse and the brand isn't available...
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