Alesse vs Orsythia

Alesse
(Rx)
Orsythia
(Rx)
Alesse is a pregnancy prevention medication.
Orsythia is a pregnancy prevention medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.1
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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No score available
Concern level
1.8
Approval Date
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March 27, 1997
May 11, 2011
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
11,733 Discussions
288 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#2 for Spotting
#3 for Acne
#4 for Cramping
#5 for PCOS
#7 for Heavy Periods
Our data suggest that Alesse is taken for Spotting, Acne and Cramping, although it is not approved for these conditions.
Condition
Number of posts
Our data suggest that Orsythia is taken for Acne, Spotting and Cramping, although it is not approved for these conditions.
Side Effects and Concerns
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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
Ors
Weight Gain
10
Depression
4
Weight Loss
4
Bloating
3
Decreased Libido
3
Vomiting
3
Anxiety
3
Blisters
2
Breast Pain
1
Numbness
1
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Alesse
Ale
Orsythia
Ors
Weight Gain
Ale
Ors
10
10
Depression
Ale
Ors
5
4
Nausea
Ale
Ors
4
0
Weight Loss
Ale
Ors
3
4
Decreased Libido
Ale
Ors
3
3
Bloating
Ale
Ors
2
3
Yeast Infection
Ale
Ors
1
0
Anxiety
Ale
Ors
1
3
Blood Clots
Ale
Ors
1
0
Vomiting
Ale
Ors
1
3
Weight Gain
Ors
Ale
10
10
Depression
Ors
Ale
4
5
Weight Loss
Ors
Ale
4
3
Bloating
Ors
Ale
3
2
Decreased Libido
Ors
Ale
3
3
Vomiting
Ors
Ale
3
1
Anxiety
Ors
Ale
3
1
Blisters
Ors
Ale
2
0
Breast Pain
Ors
Ale
1
0
Numbness
Ors
Ale
1
0
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Alesse and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Orsythia and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 0.1 mg-20 mcg
Tablet: 0.1 mg-20 mcg
Food Instructions
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Avoid grapefruit or discuss with your doctor because grapefruit may increase drug concentration.
Avoid grapefruit or discuss with your doctor because grapefruit may increase drug concentration.
Ingredients
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Levonorgestrel-Eth Estra
Levonorgestrel-Eth Estra
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Alesse and Orsythia: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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