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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 214,866 Yasmin 95,946 Yaz 59,593
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Alesse vs Yaz

Alesse
VS.
Yaz
Other name: Aviane (Aviane)
Other name: Yasmin (Yasmin)
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Pregnancy Prevention
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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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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
Decreased Libido
3
Bloating
2
Yeast Infection
1
Anxiety
1
Blood Clots
1
Vomiting
1
Top Concerns
Yaz
Weight Gain
6
Depression
5
Nausea
3
Anxiety
3
Weight Loss
2
Blood Clots
2
Bloating
2
Decreased Libido
2
Vomiting
1
Stroke
1
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Yaz
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Ale
Yaz
4
3
Weight Loss
Ale
Yaz
3
2
Decreased Libido
Ale
Yaz
3
2
Bloating
Ale
Yaz
2
2
Yeast Infection
Ale
Yaz
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Anxiety
Ale
Yaz
1
3
Blood Clots
Ale
Yaz
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2
Vomiting
Ale
Yaz
1
1
Weight Gain
Yaz
Ale
6
10
Depression
Yaz
Ale
5
5
Nausea
Yaz
Ale
3
4
Anxiety
Yaz
Ale
3
1
Weight Loss
Yaz
Ale
2
3
Blood Clots
Yaz
Ale
2
1
Bloating
Yaz
Ale
2
2
Decreased Libido
Yaz
Ale
2
3
Vomiting
Yaz
Ale
1
1
Stroke
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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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then Alesse started to make me depressed after 5 months....
" ...great at first but then Alesse started to make me depressed after 5 months. My doctor prescribed Yaz. Usually I'm very cheerful and happy, especially these days when NOTHING IS WRONG. Day 1 on Yaz I... "

vers on this. I've switched back to Alesse so I only have th...
" ...months 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... "

efore Yaz, I was on Alesse with good luck and no adverse a...
" ...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... "

aking the switch from Yaz to Alesse, but don't want longer p...
" ...How many days will 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... "

Yazmin (BC), but I was on Alesse (BC) for awhile and never...
" ...Yazmin (BC), but I was on Alesse (BC) for awhile and never had that problem. The Yaz seems to cause more problems, I am going to... "

8 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 ...recent gyno visit and she put me on YAZ, it's supposed to have the least side effects out of... "

to Alesse and I have no side effects on it. Yaz is...
" 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...
" ...has 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 ...would not lose a pound! Alesse I... "

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to other pills. I gained ten pounds on Alesse and then lost...
" ...issue is that over time, my cramps became almost unbearable. It ...related to other pills. I gained ten pounds on Alesse and then lost it when I began Yaz. It... "

nd I'm thinking about switching birth controls to Alesse,...
" ...I'm 20 years old and right now I'm taking Yaz and I'm thinking about switching birth controls to Alesse, because of all the ...I'm worried that since my body did so well when I first started Yaz that I... "

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