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Posted 4 Feb 2012 by • 20 answers
My pharmacy switched me to Orsythia (I had been taking Aviane) when I went to get my refill. I know they are both generics of Alesse, but since I've had such trouble in the past with birth control, and was doing great on Aviane with no side effects at all, I'm a bit nervous. Has anyone ...
Posted 21 Mar 2015 by • 1 answer
I'm currently using Alysena 28 as a form of birth control. It is a monophasic pill, and contains 21 active pills and 7 sugar pills. I've been using it for 5 months now and take it at the same time every day, and have never missed an active pill. However, I get migraines (without aura) and ...
Posted 28 Jun 2018 by • 1 answer
I lost an active pill from alesse 28 pack so I had to take anothe one. So I will be finishing my pack one day earlier this month? Is it safe?
Posted 1 Jun 2018 by • 1 answer
I'm 16, and I want an iud because I don't have to remember to take a pill everyday, and from what I've read online there's smaller chances of weight gain, acne, mood swings, etc. compared to alesse, but I'm scared of the more sever side effects I've read about, or ...
Posted 25 Mar 2018 by • 1 answer
... period still?
Posted 8 Mar 2018 by • 1 answer
I have been on Alesse for about 8 months. Not last month but the month before I missed 3 active days. the 3 days just before the sugar pills. Rather then starting a new pack I took the 3 pills in 1 day. Now last month and this month my period has been coming 10 days early? What do I do to correct ...
Posted 8 Mar 2018 by • 0 answers
I’ve been on Alesse 28 for just under a year now and have been taking it at the same time every night. We do not use a condom, and my boyfriend has ejaculated inside me the past few times.. yesterday and today I have had some brown spotting? I’m supposed to take my placebo pills ...
Posted 21 Jan 2018 by • 0 answers
My daughter started the pills 3 months ago but her period comes 5 days early every month is this normal and is it still effective also she is getting married in 3 months and right now her period will arriv right then how can we avoid this timing and will it still be effective she has a period of ...
Posted 7 Dec 2017 by • 0 answers
So this is my first time being on birth control (Alesse) mid month I woke up one morning to find a pill on my bed and since I was taking it at 6 am I thought I forgot so I took it in a rush .. turns out I did take it at 6 am and I took the next day too . So that’s two pills I took that ...
Posted 10 Jun 2015 by • 1 answer
Hi there, I'm a 26 year old, sexually active female. I'm currently on the birth control pill Alesse 28, which I've been taking for more than a year. I've never missed a pill and am very diligent about taking my pill at roughly the same time every day. I've recently started ...
Posted 14 Jan 2017 by • 1 answer
I'm 22 years old. I was on ortho tri-cyclen lo 4 months ago and tool for for 2 months then stopped, now just today I started taking Alesse after my mom literally shoved it down my throat. My mom forced me to take them since she is extremely paranoid of me getting pregnant, even though I have ...
Posted 4 Nov 2015 by • 1 answer
This is my first time taking any sort of hormonal contraceptive. I was told I could start the pill right when I got them or wait til Sunday to start. I decided to go with the first option and at that point I was on the 3rd day of my period (on a Wednesday). Usually my periods last 7 to 9 days max ...
Posted 25 Jul 2017 by • 0 answers
I've been taking this BC pills and i've noticed that i've been so sleepy all the time..
Posted 24 Jun 2017 by • 0 answers
I started Alesse 28 a couple months back and this is my first time being on the pill. I forgot to take a pill yesterday and when I woke up this morning around 8am, I realized I started bleeding. I immediately took both yesterday's and today's pills. I'm about a week into this pack ...
Posted 11 Jun 2017 by • 0 answers
Hello I had my period on a Sunday or on a Monday (can't remember exactly) and I took my very first pill of Alesse 28 on the Thursday of that week until now. I am going to have sex for the last 3 days of my pink pills before the placebo ones. Am I still going to be protected of being pregnant ?
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