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  1. Switched from Yasmin to Nuvaring and got Acne...now on Mircette/Kariva 28th June 2009
    ... I'm on the generic version of Mircette, which is Kariva , and it's been about 6 weeks since I've been on it ... I think it must be from that, but now that I'm on Kariva , could these bumps be from the Nuvaring still being ... they seemed to be going away soon after switching to Kariva . Should I stick with the Kariva a while longer to ... Or has anyone switched from Nuvaring to Mircette/ Kariva ? I just don't want to have to wait like 6 months for...

  2. Switching from brand name to generic BC 26th November 2005
    ... changed health care providers and had to switch to Kariva , the generic brand. Since the switch two months ago...

  3. Yasmin finally did it. 2nd December 2004
    ... Mircette (generic is Kariva ) did WONDERS for my acne. Actually, it basically cured...

Birth Control board
  1. what is the birth control kariva 20th April 2010
    ... I loved Kariva , which is the generic version of Mircette. I had ... weight gain, hair loss, crazy mood swings, etc) and Kariva was the only one that didn't give me any bad side ... I did experience some break through bleeding on Kariva , but that was manageable compared to the symptoms...

  2. bleeding and cramping for a week 1st March 2010
    ... I just started my 3rd week of pills ( Kariva ), and for the past week I have been on my period....

  3. breakthrough bleeding? 22nd February 2010
    ... I just started taking Kariva . I am now on the second week of pills. I just happened...

  4. When does your period start on Kariva/Mircette? 3rd December 2009
    ... Hi, I just started Kariva about two and a half weeks ago (I switched off of ... stressing out about when my period should come on Kariva . On Yaz, everyone I talked to said it came the first ... day of the new pack - but I can't find anything on Kariva and I hate that whole, "not knowing" thing - one reason ... from others about when they begin their period on Kariva . :) Thanks everyone! :)...

  5. Yaz and tingling arms and legs 17th November 2009
    ... my period would come and my doctor switched me to kariva , just to see. (im a healthy 22 yr old, btw) on...

  6. Do I need EC? 25th June 2009
    ... I'm currently on Kariva (generic for Mircette) and take it at the same time...

  7. HELP...skipping period 21st June 2009
    ... period/throw away the placebo week last month. I am on Kariva (3 weeks of white pills, 2 days of blue pills, and...

  8. BC and arm cramping 17th June 2009
    ... others were Ortho Tri-cyclen, Ortho Novum 777, and Kariva ) With each of them, I have had cramping in my right...

  9. Honeymoon ....period. 8th June 2009
    ... trying to skip a period] I started my new pack of Kariva (3 weeks of 2 hormone pills, 2 days of sugar pills...

  10. Skipping a period didnt go so well... 2nd June 2009
    ... wondering the same thing. I started my new pack of Kariva (3 weeks of 2 hormone pills, 2 days of sugar pills...

  11. Best pill for a headache sufferer? 17th May 2009
    ... wanted a pill with a shortened placebo period like Kariva but now I'm worried it could cause my headaches to...

  12. kavira 1st April 2009
    ... I've never taken Kariva before. However, I can tell you that all hormonal...

  13. kariva 23rd February 2009
    ... Hi! I started taking Kariva about 6 months ago and I haven't had any major problems...

  14. Kariva birth control - any experiences? please? 5th December 2008
    ... JewishPrincess;3813937]I would appreciate it if any Kariva /Mircette users would share with me their experiences ... effect in all kinds of birth control. Is it true that Kariva and Mircette are worse? Or are all birth controls ... the same on that spectrum? I just bought Kariva and the chance of gaining any more weight than I already...
    ... Well...I havent experienced any weight gain from Kariva ... That I know of at least I seem to have a slightly...

  15. brand names vs generics 23rd October 2008
    ... side effects. I've tried: Tri-Sprintec, Mircette, Kariva , and Aviane (all generics) and I hated them all....
    ... Mircette is a brand name...it's generic is Kariva ! I was on this kind also, and it worked good. You...

  16. Problems with period, please help! 21st September 2008
    ... 00!! So, then I got on Mircette , well the generic, Kariva . Did fine on it. Then they switched me again because ... periods, but nothing. Now, I am off Lutera and back on Kariva and staying. What do you think it could be from??...

  17. Mircette/Kariva - considering Yaz because of migraines - help! 18th September 2008
    ... probably 4 years, and I've switched to the generic Kariva in the past maybe 2 years because of insurance. I...
    ... of my monthly hormonal migraines (but they gave me Kariva I guess becaues of insurance)... I'm on the last week ... off of them for a year, now I'm back on the pill, Kariva . I'm 51 years old, ready to get through menopause...
    ... t work at all) to birth control. I've been taking Kariva for about 5 years and it has helped with the headaches...
    ... probably 4 years, and I've switched to the generic Kariva in the past maybe 2 years because of insurance. I...

  18. Camila birth control pills....a question! 14th September 2008
    ... My doctor changed me from Kariva to Camila (which is a mini pill and is generic for...

  19. Tried 4 diff BCPs.. looking for suggestions for something new 16th August 2008
    ... (stopped it b/c it made me psycho and depressed), Kariva and then Alesse (and I stopped both of those because...

  20. Should I switch to Yaz/ what time do you take your pills. 29th July 2008
    ... of switching. I am not happy with the one i am on ( kariva ). I have crazy mood swings and bad pms and the longer...

  21. Horrible Mood Swings on Kariva 26th July 2008
    ... I tried Kariva as well when Ortho Tri Cyclen (Tri Sprintec) gave ... me horrible mood swings. I was on Kariva for maybe about 2 weeks when I noticed my appetite...

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

  23. kariva and spiro 10th July 2008
    ... i take kariva now and have been for the last 3 years and my pms...

  24. When to start Kariva 23rd June 2008
    ... How are you doing on Kariva ? any side effects?:)...

  25. Teen BC 15th May 2008
    ... to be something that will work for you =). I am on Kariva now and I really like it too... but I have only been...

  26. Birth control suggestions please! :D 5th May 2008
    ... or one that regulates a monthly period) I was on kariva once before and it realllly messed up my periods ... now they are often late, but soon after i got off kariva i lost 20 pounds due to a history with an eating disorder...

  27. Never taken BC... Thinking of taking YAZ.... Thoughts on YAZ and/or BC??? 17th April 2008
    ... my university pharmacy had generic and cheap ($20!) Kariva (generic of Mircette). I would probably still be ... for cheap. I have just finished up 2 months on Kariva . I have gained 5 pounds, and my acne is still lessened ... I have low sex drive and I think either being on Kariva OR just being on birthcontrol for such a time, as...

  28. Birth Control 17th March 2008
    ... migranes during my placebo pills so my doctor has me on Kariva now. I have been reading terrible things about it...

  29. can you help me find a pill? 23rd February 2008
    ... Hi Hockie Chick, I am on Kariva (its generic for Mercette). I have only been on it...

  30. Kariva side effects 13th February 2008
    ... Kariva is one of the few pills that I never tried. However...

  31. about kariva 20th January 2008
    ... All combined pills are equally effective. Kariva is 99.9% effective if taken at the same time every...

  32. libido 6th November 2007
    ... clotting risk also. The newer generation pills that is. Kariva , mircette, all sister pills. I was on them for...

  33. Stopped BCP and now severe depression... please help 30th September 2007
    ... sure what to do anymore... In November 2006 I took Kariva for about 2 weeks and stopped because I was really...

  34. Alesse & Aviane-- are you getting the same results? 7th September 2007
    ... So I've switched off of both Kariva (Mircette) and Tri-Sprintec (OrthoTriCyclen) and my...

  35. Switching BCPs... Please help! 23rd August 2007
    ... Ok, so I was on Kariva (Mircette generic) for about 2 weeks and I stopped...

  36. A little "stronger"? 14th August 2007
    ... I'm currently on Mircette (brand name of Kariva ) and love it, except for one thing. I get a lot of...

  37. The Kariva Birth Control 10th August 2007
    ... Hey :) I am not familiar with Kariva , but I can answer more about the green vs. blue pills...
    ... Hey!! yeah so i was just given the Kariva birth control pill also and i had never heard of it ... ill tell you how i found it) i searched goog for Kariva Birth Control and i clicked the like second link that ... says Kariva - The Well-Timed Period ....hope it helps some...
    ... QUOTE=s3xb0mb;3147899]Hey :) I am not familiar with Kariva , but I can answer more about the green vs. blue pills ... the difference between the green and blue pills? Kariva is the generic version of Mircette. In the literature...
    ... QUOTE=s3xb0mb;3147899]Hey :) I am not familiar with Kariva , but I can answer more about the green vs. blue pills...
    ... Hi there, I took Kariva for about 2 weeks and stopped it immediately. I was...
    ... [QUOTE=bella1829;3171603]Hi there, I took Kariva for about 2 weeks and stopped it immediately. I was...
    ... just took my first pill yesterday. I decided to look Kariva up and thats how I found this website. I was hoping...
    ... Are you still on Kariva ? Are you liking it?...

  38. Painful............breasts........is This Normal? 5th July 2007
    ... This Is My Third Week On Kariva , I Haven't Taken Bc In Five Years. This Morning I...

  39. started new bc, any advice? 28th June 2007
    ... Ok so, I started bc ( Kariva ) on this past Sunday. I haven't been on bc in five...

  40. New to sight-need some advice 27th June 2007
    ... I started Kariva on this past Sunday. I am very worried about all of...
    ... know everyone is different, but I have been taking Kariva for some time now and have had no bad experiences ... taken a different pill from the same manufacturer as Kariva and liked that pill as well. I have only read maybe...

  41. Started Kariva 26th June 2007
    ... I am new to this whole thing, but I just started Kariva two days ago. I haven't been on bc in five years because ... than good. Can anyone tell me there side effects on Kariva ?...
    ... Kariva is the generic version of Mircette. I was on it a ... them give me the brand name, Mircette, instead of Kariva , which is it's generic. Good luck!...

  42. Depo to Kariva (Mircette) 19th June 2007
    ... Back in 2005 I had a tubal reversal and was put on Kariva just after surgery. Although I only took it for 2 ... NOT USE DEPO... it should be banned! I started Kariva one week early on the 6/17. I haven't had any negative...
    ... I think you'll like Kariva , especially if you're sensitive to weight gain. I ... like every one of them made me gain weight except Kariva . I may have lost a couple of pounds when I first...

  43. HELP! massive weight gain w/depo, any suggestions for BCP? 15th June 2007
    ... Dr. called in a prescription for me on Friday for Kariva . Has anyone had any bad/good experiences with this ... time to rid itself of the Depo before I start the Kariva ?...
    ... Thank you so much Daisy, I actually started Kariva on the 17th, I'm anxious to get the depo out of my ... use. I hope I won't gain anymore weight while on Kariva . I appreciate all of your input and this board in...
    ... effects are you experiencing? I actually started Kariva on the 17th, I'm anxious to get the depo out of my ... use. I hope I won't gain anymore weight while on Kariva . I appreciate all of your input and this board in...

  44. New Pill 1st June 2007
    ... So after taking Loestrin for 4 months I switched to Kariva and all of my symptoms went away. I can actually notice...

  45. which BC will NOT cause me to gain weight? 24th May 2007
    ... different progestin than the Loestrin. I am now on Kariva (generic of Mircette) and have no problems whatsoever...

  46. the pill and hair loss- whats is good for hair growth? 19th April 2007
    ... weeks and then was put on micerette (?) - generic is kariva . i am noticing thinning of my hair and my hair line...

  47. Not happy with the BCP I'm on. 9th April 2007
    ... period for another 3 months. My gyn switched me to Kariva which I just started today, but I have heard lots...
    ... I had really good luck with Kariva (I took it for 2 years), but in Oct., I will be 40...

  48. 2 weeks off 20th March 2007
    ... pleased to report I am loosing weight! I have been off Kariva now for 2 weeks and I have lost 5 pounds already....

  49. I've finally quit 15th March 2007
    ... I already quit taking my pill. I was currently on Kariva , but I've been on so many brands, too many to count...

  50. Ortho Tricycline LO 15th March 2007
    ... several other pills like Loestrin, Desogen, Yasmin, Kariva , and regualr Ortho tricycline. Can anyone tell me...

  51. Stopping BC for good 13th March 2007
    ... would try them out. So I just stopped taking my Kariva because of weight gain. The 3rd day of stopping I...

  52. How's Mircette? 6th March 2007
    ... estrogen drop experienced on other pills is avoided. Kariva is the generic. If anyone hated it, please let me...
    ... I was on Kariva , the generic. I absolutely HATED it. I ended up...
    ... went away and so did my zits. The bad part was the Kariva . They switched me for insurance reasons, and I know ... suppose to be the same pill but trust me they arent! The Kariva made me gain weight, about 16 pounds in 1 year. I ... watched what i ate but it didnt help, so watch out for kariva , its not good....
    ... I was on kariva for a lil more than 2yrs for endometriosis...After...
    ... was a question that I am just now reading concerning kariva . Did you do well on this bc?:)...

  53. Hair Loss From Quitting Birth Control? 19th February 2007
    ... I am on kariva and Ive had the worse problem with my hair falling...

  54. Ovulation After Stopping Pill 9th February 2007
    ... Hi, I went off Kariva last week & had my withdrawl bleed on Monday. Will...

  55. Your risk of blood clots higher than you think on BC pills 6th February 2007
    ... article were Ortho-Cept, Reclipsen, Mircette, Velivet, Kariva , Apri-28, Desogen and any and all generics containing...

  56. Question about AF on Kariva 28 1st February 2007
    ... Well, my gyno put me on Kariva 28 because since I had my DS, my periods were out...

  57. Going off of BC 24th January 2007
    ... therapy, I too have decided to come off the pill also ( kariva ).. The past year I have been depressed and couldnt...
    ... placebo pills. Hi wondering..I too was put on bc ( kariva ) because I have endo..I was having excruciating cramps...

  58. Switching BCs - when is it safe to have sex? 8th January 2007
    ... I switched over from Yasmin to Kariva recently and wondered if I need to wait to have sex ... continued like everything was normal and started the Kariva that following Sunday, so I never missed a beat with ... anything. I've only been on the Kariva for 8 days now and I didn't know if that was long...

  59. Yasmin causing Vertigo/dizziness? 21st December 2006
    ... 10 days ago. I started a new BC this past Sunday ( Kariva - generic Mircette). So far I still have all the...

  60. birth control pills and weight 20th November 2006
    ... birth control causes weight gain? I have been on Kariva for 2 years and I have gained 28pds...Which is why...

  61. Kariva Birth Control 20th October 2006
    ... I was switched from Mircette to Kariva due to insurance reasons. I have only had about 2 ... headaches for a LONG time. I just went off of the Kariva 3 days ago because I think that they and possibly...
    ... another alternative so that's when I decided to take Kariva . I have been on Kariva for about three months now...
    ... I have been on Kariva for 2 yrs now and my side affects have been totally ... endometriosis and was having severe cramping...But the Kariva has made me gain 28pds and I cant began to tell you...
    ... taking Mircette for 1 year then I had to switch to Kariva due to incurance reasons. I had no problems taking ... Mircette. But once I switched to Kariva I started noticing things. I was 132 pounds, and ended ... I called my doctor this week and I went off of the Kariva for good now. I want to see how my body reacts to...
    ... I was on Kariva for 6 months and stopped due to weight gain also....
    ... I've been on Kariva for about 3 months now and have noticed a difference...
    ... Arial Narrow"]My OBGYN has recently perscribed me Kariva , and after reading all of the complaints about it ... Is there anyone thats had a good experience with Kariva ?[/FONT]...
    ... texture changed..It is alot better after 2 mths off Kariva ...As I posted earlier I gained 28pds in 2yrs..2mths ... before going off kariva I did weight watchers and walked 2miles 6 days per...
    ... I have been on Kariva for the past 6 months. I have had no weight gain,...

  62. I need your opinions on Kariva 18th October 2006
    ... get any of my typical headaches. Now, I've been on Kariva for about a year, and the past three months I started...

  63. advice, please? i can't find a BC without side effects! 5th October 2006
    ... went to my primary doctor who decided to change me to kariva (generic mircette) since the hormone levels don't...

  64. As much as I loved Mircette... 8th September 2006
    ... I hate Kariva :( I just switched jobs. I used to pay $12/month ... now it would cost me $50. So I'm on week one of Kariva and having terrible nausea. Has anyone had a similar...

  65. How many have had breast tenderness on microgestin? 18th August 2006
    ... pills PERFECTLY) and that she was switching me to Kariva . Has anyone experienced breast tenderness on microgestin ... ? And has anyone used both microgestin and kariva and can tell me if they noticed any differences? Thanks...

  66. Hm...where's my period? 1st August 2006
    ... any other BC pill, and I've taken Alesse, Mircette, Kariva , and Estrostep. I do have to say that I've had an...

  67. Just A BC Question?? 28th July 2006
    ... you know it's different for everyone....but i am on kariva and i have not gained from it at all. I have heard...

  68. I Really Really Regret Skipping My Period!!! 24th July 2006
    ... I have been on kariva (generic mircette) for about 4 years. I would say...

  69. Apri- please any information 24th July 2006
    ... almost forgot to address the acne concern...I take Kariva (a Barr generic for Mircette) which has the same progestin...

  70. Can anyone recommend a low dose pill? 21st July 2006
    ... Try Kariva . :)...

  71. Anyone on Linessa? 20th July 2006
    ... has 2 generic versions, velivet & cesia). I take kariva (generic for mircette), which has the same hormones...

  72. can I use my BC pills to push off my period by a week? 18th July 2006
    ... hormones your body is use too. What if you're on Kariva ? There are only 2 green sugar pills and then blue ... beginning with white? For those of you familiar with Kariva - you know the blue pills are probably not as strong...

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