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Reviews for Yasmin to treat Acne
Review by Zarah A (taken for 1 to 6 months):
I started Yasmin about 3 months ago now and seriously had so many side effects- not only did it made my skin worse but I constantly felt bloated, was depressed, I'm usually quite energetic but it made me really sleepy constantly.
I'm in my last year of my degree, so it really was not helpful at all! Luckily I found sense to leave the pill and already I feel better, I'm not bloated anymore and generally less tired! I am still in search for something to cure my acne though.
Review by SillyDreams (taken for 6 months to 1 year):
I've suffered from acne prone skin since I was about 10. And let me tell you after years of suffering from low self esteem and being made fun of I am in love with Yasmin. I've tried Pro-Active and other face cleaners but nothing worked.
My face took a month or so to improve, it's not all completely gone, I do get pimples every so often. Yasmin has helped me with emotional issues as well. I'm not so moody and I feel so great on it.
I definitely recommend it.
10 users found this comment helpful.
I started taking Yasmin after experiencing low moods on a previous pill. However, I found Yasmin caused me to experience migraines during the week before my periods and also during the week I was having my period. I also experienced very low and tearful moods which caused arguments with my boyfriend. None of these aspects improved after a few months and I then had to change to another birth control pill.
For the first month and a half I was extremely hungry and gained weight, although I did not realize it and just blamed it on the pill. I was also very tired. Then the hunger pains went away and I started to gain my energy back so I naturally lost weight. The Acne started to go away but now almost finished with the third pack I am having a flare up. It is probably normal and I just need to give it some more time. Overall, I am very happy with this pill and I have been on a few.
I've been on Yasmin for about 4 months now. I love it, my face has cleared and I get little to no cramps. I used to have 8 day long periods and now they are 4-5 days and are much lighter. My hair doesn't seem thinner and I haven't gained weight. I recommend it.
10 users found this comment helpful.
I have been taking Yasmin for the past month due to my dermatologist's recommendation to my mild-severe acne condition. I had never taken any form of birth control before so I had been warned about nausea, headaches etc. However, to this day, I have yet to feel any of those symptoms. I began on the Sunday method and so far I haven't forgotten a day. However, since the first week, my acne condition has totally accelerated for the worst. Where I used to be clear, I now breakout daily. I continue to wash and treat with my doctor's recommendation daily/twice daily, and yet no results. It's aggravating, but I am hopeful that this will only be a phase and soon everything will improve.
I am 25yrs and I have been taking Yasmin for about 5yrs now. I found it very good no menstrual pain, 5 days period, it also helped in some what way with my acne. I gained a few pounds as some people say in the right places, but lately I find its making me cranky and nauseous, because of that I am thinking of trying a new pill.
I have taken Yasmin for 4 months. 1st month had increased acne, headaches, nausea, tender breasts and slight irritability. Half way through 2nd month skin started to improve and side effects stopped. My period came on 2nd day of taking white placebo pill. Usually the week before my period I have painful cramps and have to take pain killers, this time there was no bloating or cramps and pain. On the 3rd month and my skin is starting to heal and look a lot clearer, periods are normal and pain free. Only mild discomfit half an hour before my period starts. Yasmin will make your skin breakout when you first start taking it, but it will start to improve. After I wash my makeup off I can't believe how clear my skin is.
27 users found this comment helpful.
I am 24 years old. Before I started Yasmin, I felt like I was trapped in a 47 year olds body; always tired, moody, angry and never seemed to lose weight. I've also tried every acne product know. None of them work (not for me anyway) until one day I saw a commercial on television, about "Yasmin". After talking it over with my doctor he told me to try it and see. WOW! Let me tell you what happen to me. I kid you not, after the 1st week my face was clear, I mean beautiful. I didn't have to ware any make-up and I lost 10lbs within the first month. And for some strange reason, people don't call me bipolar anymore. I tell you Yasmin works from inside out. It is GREAT.
103 users found this comment helpful.
I am 15 and I had a terrible acne problem, I mean it was bad! I tried Proactive to Oxy and so much more. My mom was spending a lot of money on things that did not work. I went to the dr. He prescribed face pads that didn't work then he prescribed a gel to apply to my face twice a day. The gel worked a little then we went back for the last time and he put me on Yasmin. I noticed a difference about a month after I started taking it. It has also helped with cramps and pms. Thanks Yasmin.
37 users found this comment helpful.
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