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Birth control is an umbrella term for several techniques and methods used to prevent fertilization or to interrupt pregnancy at variou...
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Mirena 206,749 Yasmin 94,000 Yaz 57,908
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Alesse
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Sprintec
Other name: Aviane (Aviane)
Other name: Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo (Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo)
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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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Weight Gain
9
Nausea
6
Depression
4
Weight Loss
3
Bloating
2
Anxiety
2
Decreased Libido
2
Vomiting
2
Dizzy
1
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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... "

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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... "

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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... "

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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... "

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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 ... "

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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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