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Acne vulgaris (or cystic acne) is a common human skin disease, characterized by areas of skin with seborrhea (scaly red skin), c...
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Alesse
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Yaz
Other name: Aviane (Aviane)
Other name: Yasmin (Yasmin)
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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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Drospirenone is a synthetic progestin that is typically used in birth control. There have been concerns raised regarding its safety and is thus not recommended as a first line agent...
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Top Concerns
Ale
Weight Gain
10
Depression
5
Nausea
4
Weight Loss
3
Loss Of Libido
3
Bloating
2
Yeast Infection
1
Anxiety
1
Blood Clots
1
Vomiting
1
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Yaz
Weight Gain
6
Depression
5
Nausea
3
Weight Loss
2
Anxiety
2
Blood Clots
2
Bloating
2
Loss Of Libido
1
Vomiting
1
Stroke
1
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Alesse
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Weight Gain
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6
Depression
Ale
Yaz
5
5
Nausea
Ale
Yaz
4
3
Weight Loss
Ale
Yaz
3
2
Loss Of Libido
Ale
Yaz
3
1
Bloating
Ale
Yaz
2
2
Yeast Infection
Ale
Yaz
1
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Anxiety
Ale
Yaz
1
2
Blood Clots
Ale
Yaz
1
2
Vomiting
Ale
Yaz
1
1
Weight Gain
Yaz
Ale
6
10
Depression
Yaz
Ale
5
5
Nausea
Yaz
Ale
3
4
Weight Loss
Yaz
Ale
2
3
Anxiety
Yaz
Ale
2
1
Blood Clots
Yaz
Ale
2
1
Bloating
Yaz
Ale
2
2
Loss Of Libido
Yaz
Ale
1
3
Vomiting
Yaz
Ale
1
1
Stroke
Yaz
Ale
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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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Alesse
About Yaz
Drospirenone is a synthetic progestin that is typically used in birth control. There have been concerns raised regarding its safety and is thus not recommended as a first line agent...
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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... "

making the switch from Yaz to Alesse, but don't want longer...
" ...I get my period with Allesse? I'm thinking about 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 grea... "

Yazmin (BC), but I was on Alesse (BC) for awhile and never...
" ...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, ... "

28 for about a year. Although I didn't get the side effect...
" ...I was actually on Alesse 28 for about a year. Although I didn't get the side effect you are dealing with ...visit and she put me on YAZ, it's supposed to have the least side effects out of all... "

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... "

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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