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  1. Spironolactone and hormonal effects 31st August 2007
    ... Hi, I'm acutally not on Yasmin now. I take " Apri " (generic Desogen). I did at one time try Yasmin...

  2. To all the Diane 35 users! 1st December 2006
    ... what Desogen were you on? Were you on the generic Apri ? I'm trying to get on Desogen, but I don't know which...

  3. Yaz and acne 29th September 2006
    ... like months (i know!!!!) and now that i have started apri i...well...yeah. not so pretty. =( i was just wondering...

  4. Should I switch Birth control pills? 28th August 2006
    ... the triphasic. Right now I'm on generic Desogen ( Apri ) and I'm loving it. Sometimes it just takes a long ... sit back and suffer). My regimen is: Minocycline, Apri , Retin-A at night, Clindamycin lotion in the day,...

  5. Birth Control Question? 17th August 2006
    ... Wow..a fellow Desogen user. Actually, I use " apri " the generic desogen. I've been on it for about a...
    ... Wow..a fellow Desogen user. Actually, I use " apri " the generic desogen. I've been on it for about a ... experience with it. Thanks! Hi Peachy- I was just on Apri for 7 months and about 4 months in started to have...

  6. facial hair + acne (women only!) 24th June 2006
    ... have my acne under control (retin-A + minocycline + apri bc pills). So, I thought I'd try to defeat my facial...
    ... have my acne under control (retin-A + minocycline + apri bc pills). So, I thought I'd try to defeat my facial...
    ... Vaniqa cream. And for my acne, I will continue to take Apri (generic Desogen bc pills), Minocycline (I'm down...

  7. Desogen/Apri 27th March 2006
    ... wondering if anyone is taking Desogen or its generic Apri bcp. I have been taking Yasmin for about 2 years and ... non-generic are $25. I have heard some things about Apri /Desogen and it helping acne so I decided to give it ... their experiences with this bcp (either the generic- Apri or non-generic Desogen). Thanks! :)...
    ... help with experience, because I've also just started Apri . Today is my first day. But I was also on Yasmin for ... about two years, and changed to Apri because I don't have insurance. I also didn't see ... with the Yasmin, so I'm also wondering about Desogen/ Apri experiences. My face is basically clear now except...
    ... Hi - I have been taking Apri for about three months now. Before, I was on ortho ... breakthrough bleeding. About 2 weeks into taking Apri , I got a terrible breakout that lasted about 2-4 weeks ... prescription vitamin for my skin in conjunction with Apri , but I don't think the antibiotic has the same effect ... ago. I am hoping my face/body will fully adjust to Apri in a couple more months time. As for my period ... , it is very regular on Apri , and it lasts about 4 days, no breakthrough bleeding ... bateria. Good luck. If I were you, I would give Apri /Desogen at least 3-6 months. Patience, especially...
    ... Brand name works a little better for me than generic Apri (and gives me 2 day periods woohoo!)...
    ... have to keep talking about how things are going on Apri since we obviously have very very similar backgrounds...
    ... insurance, I had to pay about $40 for Yasmin, and with the Apri I pay $20, which is great. If I don't see results ... aren't terrible, I think I may just stay with the Apri because of the cost difference. I was also on Ortho ... not my face, so that's why I switched to Yasmin. If Apri doesn't help, maybe Yasmin will come out with a geneneric...
    ... ceptiveophelia- hi again! I have the same mindset about the apri . Since it is a lot cheaper than Yasmin I will probably...
    ... An Update after taking Apri now for 5 months... My skin, as I said earlier ... breakout. A little more than 3 months into taking Apri (pack #4), I experience breakthrough bleeding (very...
    ... I've been using Apri for about 7-8 months. I'm also taking Minocycline...

  8. Yasmin not impressive 14th March 2006
    ... generic & I don't have insurance, I'm switching to Apri (desogen) when my current pack runs out because it...

  9. Switch from regular Ortho Tri-Cyclen to Yasmin with success? 11th January 2006
    ... ago I switched from generic OTC to generic Desogen ( Apri ). I definitely like the Apri better. Everyone's...
    ... should try next and I think I would suggest Yasmin or Apri . I seem to read the most consistent good luck with ... Apri . Also, some people love Yasmin and some hate it...
    ... skin! Do you save a lot of money using generic BCP ( Apri )? If Yasmin doesn't work out for me (which I hope ... If so, how long did it last? I am in a wedding in Apri l, and I hope my skin is better by then...if Yasmin...
    ... version) at night. I'm also taking Mino twice a day + Apri . I'm not too sure that the Clindamycin lotion and...

  10. Best Birth Control Pills for Acne (e.g. Desogen/Apri) 17th November 2005
    ... effects? I'm thinking of trying Desogen (generic: Apri ; in Canada: Orthocept), since I seem to have only...

  11. Anyone on Alesse??? 11th November 2005
    ... swear made things worse. Now I've been on Desogen (or Apri , the generic) for over a year and it's been great...

  12. Need help and advice! 25th May 2005
    ... which one to switch too...She recommended Alesse and Apri , anything with 20-30 mcg of estrogen. I am just afraid...

  13. Ladies- Acne, Overweight and Excessive Hair Growth 27th July 2004
    ... take is spironolactone and the birthcontrol I take is Apri Tablet. I think the birthcontrol is what really got...

  14. ortho 11th January 2004
    ... another brand of BCP with different hormones. I went on Apri (Desogen generic) and I love it... no "initial breakout...
    ... another brand of BCP with different hormones. I went on Apri (Desogen generic) and I love it... no "initial breakout...

  15. From Ortho Tri to Yasmin or Desogen? 7th January 2004
    ... go on Desogen. I am using the generic kind called " Apri " and its great!! No initial breakout, mood swings ... out associated with Yasmin though. I would try Apri first and if you dont like it, then switch to Apri...
    ... and my periods were pretty light. I've also been on apri , was okay...didn't see any HUGE improvement. I'm currently...

  16. Medicine 7th January 2004
    ... Just a suggestion, but you should try switching to Apri BCP (Desogen generic). This stuff is great... no ... mood swings or initial breakout. I think the Spiro/ Apri combo is whats working so great (I have been on Apri...

  17. crying 5th January 2004
    ... worked for me: Spironolactone ("Spiro") 50mg/day Apri BCPs Aspirin Mask every other day over my scars...

  18. I think Spiro killed my sex drive.... and I'm a girl! 30th December 2003
    ... know of that does not have the initial breakout is Apri (Desogen Generic). This is what I'm taking. As...

  19. Yasmin...not work for some? I'm discouraged 28th December 2003
    ... BCP can be a trial and error type deal. I am using Apri (desogen generic) again and I love it... I dont know...

  20. has anyone took ortho-try-cyclen lo????? 20th December 2003
    ... counteract what it did to me. I'm back on a BCP called Apri (Desogen generic) which kept me clear as a bell for...

  21. How BAD is your skin really? And what helps you get threw 18th December 2003
    ... time when I tan. Whats worked: Initally it was Apri BCP... kept me clear for almost 2 years until I got ... off of it. Spiro/ BCP ( Apri )/ Erythro Combo, Stopping the use of all topicals...

  22. No energy! Spiro is sucking the life out of me! 14th December 2003
    ... day! I'm also on 500mg of Erythro and a new BCP ( Apri )... could it be a combo of all these meds? Also...

  23. Have any of you girls tried Apri BCP? 9th December 2003
    ... a lot of people having success with Desogen, so if Apri is the generic then I'm sure it is equally is good...

  24. Yay!! I got Spiro today! 8th December 2003
    ... Erythromycin twice daily. I also switched my BCPs back to Apri (which kept me clear for a year when I thought it...

  25. Desogen/Apri BCP? Any input? 27th February 2003
    ... I just got a prescription for Apri , the generic form of Desogen BCP. I have had severe ... another board that many women were helped by Desogen/ Apri . Any info?...
    ... I was prescibed Orthocept 28(same thing as Apri ) as BCP when I started my accutane course 9 years ... ago and in the last year i started using Apri (the generic form). I'm not clear. i still get cysts...

Back Problems board
  1. Post Surgery Tips 17th October 2003
    ... had lumbar fusion surgery and spinal stenosis repair Apri 2009, went back for my 6 month checkup in Oct., my...

Birth Control board
  1. Question on birth control 10th April 2010
    ... I am 19, I have just started to take Apri , a generic birth control. During the first month I ... cycle's worth. My worry is that when I first started Apri I was taking UTI meds and drank alcohol for a brief...

  2. Solia 2nd November 2009
    ... Has anyone gained wait from Solia? I was on Apri before and did not gain any weight, now i have been...

  3. my birthcontrol 14th May 2009
    ... I had almost the exact same situation. I'm on Apri ..and in the second month and just took the first white...

  4. Breakthrough bleeding on BCP's? Should I switch to a BCP with more Estrogen? 4th May 2009
    ... persists, I can try a different bcp. I currently take Apri (generic Desogen), and it has 30 mcg Estrogen. Would...

  5. Pulmonary Embolism and Birth Control 24th March 2009
    ... again and within 30 mins of taking the pill (I was on Apri up until recenlty). Apri is supposed to be a mid-dose...

  6. Going off of the Pill: Endo Sufferers? 16th March 2009
    ... WHITE. I am not planning on taking it anymore ( Apri is what I've been on these past few years). I am planning ... ovulate on low dose pills (what I was on prior to Apri ) and thus, the endo would NOT go away if that is the ... was off for 2 months when I switched from Yasmin to Apri in the Summer of 2006 I felt GREAT. Skin was clear...

  7. breakthrough bleeding with apri 11th January 2009
    ... [QUOTE=sid75;3845635]I have been taking apri for 8yrs with no problems. This month two days into...

  8. how to take apri 25th December 2008
    ... If I'm not mistaken, Apri is the generic of Desogen? Most pills (check your...

  9. Information on Cyclessa 19th July 2008
    ... up on the internet and it said it's the generic for Apri , Desogen, Kariva, Mircette, Ortho-Cept, and Solia...

  10. Yasmin vs. Yaz 1st July 2008
    ... lighter than when I was on traditional 7-day placebo ( Apri ). The main difference is that you take active pills...

  11. Heavy, painful period on Yasmin 14th May 2008
    ... pill for some reason! I am doing much better on Apri which is an older pill....

  12. Bleeding on Apri? 8th May 2008
    ... I was a bit worried. So then I can keep taking apri I just need to take the placebo pills then? And then...
    ... i used to take apri and realize that it was not the pill to skip a period ... with. my body never really adjusted while on apri , that is exactly why i stop taking. but be careful ... after you stop apri . i got pregnant the month after i stop taking it....

  13. MAD! Want to get off the pill due to the price, but scared! 2nd May 2008
    ... winner so far. Two of those pills were generic brands-- Apri and Microgestin, and i still didn't like those. The...
    ... reasons not being insured being one. Currently I'm on Apri which is a generic and I'm still paying $22.00 a month...

  14. Yaz, is it covered by Medi-Cal? 28th January 2008
    ... affordable birth control pills out there. I used to be on Apri Oral, and it would cost around $21 after insurance...

  15. period during my third week of active pills 16th November 2007
    ... everyone, I am currently taking Solia (generic of Apri ) I have been on it since August and really have not...

  16. When to start Apri 9th November 2007
    ... started Yasmin(a very similar pill)and so far so good. Apri was my first pill, I stopped it because it didn't...
    ... of your body once you stop taking it. I was on Apri for 2 years before I switched. I liked the pill and...

  17. Sigh..breakthrough bleeding 8th November 2007
    ... talk about switching, which bums me out. I was on Apri Oral for 2 years but it made me anxious and depressed...

  18. Switching to Yaz...good and bad stories? 30th October 2007
    ... there, I switched to Yaz back in August after being on Apri -Oral for 2 years. The first week I had the normal ... on my fourth month of Yaz and I like it better than Apri . I gained weight on Apri and Yaz has taken some of ... really complaining. It's no worse than when I was on Apri . I like Yaz a lot....

  19. Apri And Weight Gain 14th October 2007
    ... there, sorry this is getting back late, but I was on Apri for two years. The bc itself did not cause weight ... awful cravings and constant hunger like I did with Apri . I've lost 5 lbs already just from my eating habits...
    ... I gained about 15 pounds on apri after about 7 months. I had some break though bleeding ... to get pregnant after taking birth control (not for apri ) I stop taking apri at the end of april 2007 I found...

  20. Desogen & No sex drive 20th September 2007
    ... Ortho-cyclin, Loestrin, the Nuvaring, Alesse (Aviane), Apri (Desogen), and now Lo Ovral. For me, and I stress...

  21. Your Opinion On Best BCP? 6th September 2007
    ... these side effects! I called my Dr. to switch me to Apri , the generic Desogen. It's only $10 a month with my ... my skin. So, my vote goes towards the Desogen, Apri , Solia (all the same thing) camp. Good Luck!...

  22. Question regarding inactive pills. 6th September 2007
    ... When I was on Apri Oral (21-day active and 7-day inactive pills), I never...

  23. New with question about Yaz 5th September 2007
    ... the last placebo pill, but compared to my periods on Apri Oral, they really weren't that much different. I did...

  24. Periods on Yaz? 6th August 2007
    ... I just started taking Yaz after switching from Apri Oral. I'm only on my first week of pills, but I was ... should expect for my period while on Yaz? While on Apri , my period never started until the thursday/friday...

  25. Pharmacy switches your pill and causes weight gain?? 2nd August 2007
    ... also wondering if it could be my b.c.?? I started on Apri about 8 years ago and it was working great for me...

  26. Nervous Frist time BP Yaz 2nd August 2007
    ... I'm starting Yaz on Sunday after going off of Apri Oral. I'm interested to see my body's reaction since...

  27. bc question 14th July 2007
    ... pounds of weight gain. There are a few others but like Apri but I don't think I had any problems with that one ... Ortho Cept which is the name brand for Desogen, and Apri . So far after 2 month of being on them I only had...

  28. Weight Gain 10th July 2007
    ... it just depends on the person. I gained 10 lbs on Apri . I stopped using them in Feb and have lost about...
    ... I never gained on Apri but I gained 22lb on Loestrin FE 24. It varies per...

  29. Age to start taking BC? 5th July 2007
    ... very manageable now. I have been on it for 2 years ( Apri Oral) and am switching to Yaz on Sunday....

  30. can you still take BC while on antibiodics? 1st July 2007
    ... Im on amoxicillin for the antibiotics,and apri is my pill that I take. the doctor told me that they...

  31. Which pill? 26th June 2007
    ... just know I was fine till I started it. I been on Apri ( no problems) , Ortho Cept (backache and headache...

  32. Just quit the pill after 20 years..... 22nd June 2007
    ... after my doc switched me from Ortho tri Cyclen to Apri . I went from 118 to 128. I stopped in Feb and am ... to fall off until about a month after stopping the Apri . FYI I am 35. Ya know building a house could be...

  33. The first months pill 18th June 2007
    ... desogestrel and ethinyl estradiol. I use to take Mircette Apri , Desogen amd now I'm on Ortho Cept. They have the...

  34. IUD insertion while on period 12th June 2007
    ... the pill for 18 years and recently was switched to Apri which made me gain about 10lbs. so I quit altogether...

  35. side effects from BC. do they go away? 9th June 2007
    ... go away after a while? about how long? I am taking apri and i get super painful cramp like things, all throughout...
    ... Apri is generic for Desogen & Ortho-Cept. I have taken...

  36. tried skipping period...spotting now? 4th June 2007
    ... I'm on Apri , which is monophasic. The doc I saw is a university...

  37. Depression / First month 28th May 2007
    ... I took Aleese, Apri , Mircette, Desogen, Loestrin fe 24,and a brand in...

  38. tri sprintec 5th May 2007
    ... (name brand) and it was great, then I switched to apri (generic) after a few months I started to have weight ... switched back I paid $45 for the desogen only $10 for the apri and guess what? switching back to the name brand did...

  39. Blood Results 1st May 2007
    ... the pack the estrogen or the progesterone? Example. Apri Tablet(Tablet 0.15;0.03 mg;mg)...
    ... 0.4mg,Nortrel 0.035mg-1mg, Ovcon 35 0.035mg-.04mg, Apri 0.15mg-0.03mg, Femhart 5mcg-1mg Cryselle 0.3mg-0.3mg...

  40. more side effects from generic birth control? 28th April 2007
    ... I had to go on generic versions. I tried both. the apri wasn't as bad as the other but they both gave me bigger...

  41. Changing BC again...HELP! 30th March 2007
    ... went to a new gyno in 2005 and she switched me to Apri and sent me for a sonogram to see if everything was ... happen in the 3rd week with a monophasic pill like Apri and switched me to Ortho Tri-Cyclen in 2006. ...

  42. Changing BC again...HELP! 30th March 2007
    ... went to a new gyno in 2005 and she switched me to Apri and sent me for a sonogram to see if everything was ... happen in the 3rd week with a monophasic pill like Apri and switched me to Ortho Tri-Cyclen in 2006. ...

  43. What's the BEST pill? 9th March 2007
    ... pack which they stopped making too. Then I went to Apri , Desogen back to Apri then Aleese back to Desogen...

  44. weight gain fright 6th March 2007
    ... Desogen ( Apri ) BCP's made me gain about 10 lbs. I stopped 3 weeks...

  45. Desogen 6th March 2007
    ... perfectly happy on it) to Desogen and I took the generic ( Apri ) and I have since gained around 10lbs over the last...

  46. Getting Off Birth Control? 5th March 2007
    ... Hi, I am on Apri , before that Seasonal (terrible bacterial like acne ... mood changes, felt wEiRd) and something else. On Apri , I have gained so much weight (20lbs almost in 5 months...
    ... had to get another doctor and they made me switch to Apri . Over the past two years I went from 118 to 126-128...

  47. Thinking about IUD 28th February 2007
    ... as a BC option for younger women. I have been on Apri Oral for 1.5 years. I didn't think I had any side...

  48. Help!! 23rd February 2007
    ... the 12 lbs. I gained since being on a certain pill ( Apri ) for the last two years. I will never go back on...

  49. How long will it take?? 19th February 2007
    ... Hi everyone!! I stopped taking Apri B/C pills one week ago. I was on Ortho-tri cylen for ... years then changed doctors and she switched me to Apri (It's been about 3 years on that). Since starting ... Apri I have gained about 12-15lbs. I'm wondering since...

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