Previfem vs Sprintec for Acne

Previfem
(Rx)
Sprintec
(Rx)
Previfem is a pregnancy prevention medication.
Sprintec is a pregnancy prevention medication.
Satisfaction Score
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No score available
Satisfaction Score
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3.1
Moderately Satisfied
Concern level
2.0
Approval Date
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January 9, 2004
September 25, 2002
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
229 Discussions
4,526 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#2 for Spotting
#3 for Cramping
#4 for Acne
#6 for PCOS
#7 for Heavy Periods
Our data suggest that Previfem is taken for Spotting and Cramping, although it is not approved for these conditions. In addition, it is prescribed for Acne.
Condition
Number of posts
#2 for Spotting
#3 for Acne
#4 for Cramping
#5 for PCOS
#7 for PMS
#9 for Heavy Periods
Our data suggest that Sprintec is taken for Spotting and Cramping, although it is not approved for these conditions. In addition, it is prescribed for Acne.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Pre
Weight Gain
10
Depression
6
Nausea
5
Weight Loss
3
Blisters
2
Decreased Libido
2
Vomiting
2
Itching
2
Bloating
2
Breast Pain
2
Spr
Weight Gain
10
Nausea
7
Depression
5
Weight Loss
3
Bloating
3
Anxiety
2
Decreased Libido
2
Vomiting
2
Dizziness
2
Yeast Infection
1
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Previfem
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Sprintec
Spr
Weight Gain
Pre
Spr
10
10
Depression
Pre
Spr
6
5
Nausea
Pre
Spr
5
7
Weight Loss
Pre
Spr
3
3
Blisters
Pre
Spr
2
0
Decreased Libido
Pre
Spr
2
2
Vomiting
Pre
Spr
2
2
Itching
Pre
Spr
2
0
Bloating
Pre
Spr
2
3
Breast Pain
Pre
Spr
2
0
Weight Gain
Spr
Pre
10
10
Nausea
Spr
Pre
7
5
Depression
Spr
Pre
5
6
Weight Loss
Spr
Pre
3
3
Bloating
Spr
Pre
3
2
Anxiety
Spr
Pre
2
0
Decreased Libido
Spr
Pre
2
2
Vomiting
Spr
Pre
2
2
Dizziness
Spr
Pre
2
0
Yeast Infection
Spr
Pre
1
0
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Previfem and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Sprintec and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 0.25 mg-35 mcg
Tablet: 0.25 mg-35 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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Norgestimate-Ethinyl Estradiol
Norgestimate-Ethinyl Estradiol
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Previfem and Sprintec: 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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