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Alesse vs. Yaz for Acne

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Alesse

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Other Names: Aviane   Seasonale   Lutera   Nordette   Levlite

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Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 10,410 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 53,667 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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By plr55662
April 4, 2014
plr55662 wrote
YAZ and UTI
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By Christine
February 1, 2014
Christine wrote
Lupus and Yaz
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By Shopaholica
January 22, 2014
Shopaholica wrote
Great Birth Control
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By Jen Anderson
December 18, 2013
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Alesse, Yaz, Aviane, Zarah
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November 11, 2013
Racheal wrote
I took YAZ and Yasmin , and got Varicose Veins
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What patients are saying about Alesse vs. Yaz

301 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
making the switch from Yaz to Alesse, but don't want longer...
...making the switch from Yaz to Alesse, but don't want longer periods. Currently with Yaz, I only bleed about three days. I actually think Yaz is great, I just don't like the fact that my breasts...
fevers on this. I've switched back to Alesse so I only have...
...past, I had switched from Alesse to Yaz because of pcos acne. I got migraines and even fevers on this. I've switched back to Alesse so I only...
Before Yaz, I was on Alesse with good luck and no adverse...
...with my levels then! Before Yaz, I was on Alesse with good luck and no adverse affect cholesterol wise. I switched because I was starting to have a lot of spotting in between...
Alesse (BC) for awhile and never had that problem. The Yaz...
...am getting pretty bad cramps on ...but I was on Alesse (BC) for awhile and never had that problem. The Yaz seems to cause more problems, ...
to Alesse and I have no side effects on it. Yaz...
I was only on yaz for 3 months but I had BAD mood swings. Like dish-breaking screaming and ...get off them, I switched to Alesse and I have no side effects on it. Yaz is kind of notorious for...
switched to alesse, I had to work out lots but I did manage...
...the same hormones as Yaz, it also made me really depressed after taking it for 6 months, then I switched to alesse, I had to work out lots but I did manage to ...lose a pound! Alesse I have been...
Yaz. Alesse did a great job of regulating me and clearing...
...previously taken Alesse and Yaz. Alesse did a great job of regulating me and ...so much worse. Yaz was total nightmare and I think it's poison. So far, Sprintec-28 has been really good. I just...
and I'm thinking about switching birth controls to Alesse...
...20 years old and right now I'm taking Yaz and I'm thinking about switching birth controls to Alesse, because of all ...worried that since my body did so well when I first started Yaz that I migh...
acne. I had been on Alesse before but my doctor reccomended...
...YAZ help with your acne? I wanted to ...acne. I had been on Alesse before but my doctor reccomended YAZ because it's better for acne. Did it help with ...
for a year and a half but will be switching to Alesse next...
...ladies! I've been on Yaz for a year and a half but will be switching to Alesse next month. I've ...every 2 months. Is it okay to do that with Alesse? Anyone has any...
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