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Has anyone had any trouble switching from Aviane to Orsythia?

Posted 4 Feb 2012 by cmal0017 19 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 ...

Can I take 3-4 placebo "sugar" pills instead of 7 while on birth control?

Posted 21 Mar 2015 by TealBlue 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 ...

Can vitamins affect birth control pill efficacy?

Posted 10 Jun 2015 by cupcake217 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 ...

Birth Control - What happens if you start-stop-start taking BC pills?

Posted 14 Jan 2017 by Rgdb12 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 ...

Took 1 Alesse 28 pill late and now no period?

Posted 4 Jan 2017 by WTF1234 1 answer

Hi there, I have been taking the BC pill Alesse 28 for a year and a half. I rarely ever take my pill late. Always take it on time at night everyday. One night I was very tired and unfortunately the pill slipped my mind and I forgot to take it. I remembered the following day and took the pill ...

Alesse-28 depression side effects?

Posted 20 Nov 2016 by alyssalaz 1 answer

I've been taking Alesse-28 for almost a month now and ever since I started taking it I've been extremely emotional, almost everything makes me cry. The past week has been the worst, I've been unable to control my crying. One little thing will trigger it but I will end up forgetting ...

I've been on Alesse 28 for a couple years now?

Posted 21 Aug 2016 by Help123123 1 answer

I start a new pack tonight and my period still hasn't come. This has never happened before. But, I did get cramps and sore breasts, which I always get before my period. I'm almost positive I'm not pregnant because my boyfriend always uses a condom. Plus, I've never missed a ...

Birth Control Pills - Period won't stop after starting Alesse 28?

Posted 4 Nov 2015 by hazelflowers 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 ...

Been on birth control pills for two weeks, got period one week early?

Posted 3 May 2016 by Sara1997 0 answers

So I've been on birth control pills (Alesse) for about two weeks now. I started my pack about 18 days after I finished my last period. I got my period this morning (May 3rd) and have light cramps, and I'm not supposed to get it until next Wednesday (may 11th). I've been taking all my ...

Birth control and late period?

Posted 10 Jun 2016 by Sierra_xo123 0 answers

I have been on Alesse for a few years. Normally I finish the hormonal pills and I will start my period on Wednesday (during sugar pill week) and it would last until the Monday (the first Monday of a new pack) . Then it started coming on the Thursday during the afternoon (during sugar pill week) ...

First month on new pill- still no period?

Posted 1 May 2016 by hikergirl25 1 answer

I just recently switched from alesse to blisovi 24 birth control (prior to the alesse I was on reclipsen). I took the third of four placebo pills last night, but I still haven't gotten a period yet. When switching from reclipsen to alesse my periods still came, albeit the first month came a ...

Should I be worried?

Posted 12 Jun 2016 by Marniesays 1 answer

Hi there, I have been taking Alesse for just under a year now, and in this past month I really messed up taking my pills. I moved houses and completely forgot to take my pill the weekend of the move. I didn't even realize I had missed them until I realized that I was two pills behind in about ...

What happens when you switch birth control packs?

Posted 4 Jun 2016 by muffin1234 0 answers

I've been on alesse birth control for about a year. On a Friday I finished my last sugar pill and that Saturday night I changed my time for the pill from 11 to 8pm. I took the pill Saturday night and that night I had unprotected sex. Am I still protected?

Does The Patch cause more nausea then The Pill?

Posted 4 Apr 2016 by harrypottergirl 1 answer

Starting the patch very soon! I was on the pill for 7 years, took a 1 month break and now I am starting the patch. I am just wondering if the patch is known to cause more nausea then the pill because the patch it has 60% more estrogen then the pill does? I have bad anxiety and I am nervous to start ...

I took Alesse 4 hours late. Will I still be protected in the next couple of days? I take it exactly?

Posted 10 Feb 2016 by CuriousGerman 1 answer

... on time every single day except for today!

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