Do you get your period on Mircette?
You should have your period during the fourth week of the pack. After you have taken the last estrogen-only tablet in the pack, start a new pack the next day whether or not you have your period. If you do not get your period, consult your doctor.
Does Mircette cause weight gain?
For Birth Control: “I took Mircette for about 5 years. Loved this pill overall! Had no side effects, periods were super light and hardly any cramps, no weight gain, nausea, etc.
What are the green pills in Mircette?
Each white tablet (debossed with “ dp” on one side and “021” on the other side) contains 0.15 mg desogestrel and 0.02 mg ethinyl estradiol. Each green tablet (debossed with “ dp” on one side and “331” on the other side) contains inert ingredients.
Is Mircette discontinued?
The Mircette brand name has been discontinued in the U.S. If generic versions of this product have been approved by the FDA, there may be generic equivalents available.
Is Mircette a low estrogen pill?
Ultra-Low Dose Choices “Ultra-low-dose” pills have 20 micrograms of estrogen or less. Some examples are: Desogestrel/ethinyl estradiol and ethinyl estradiol (Mircette) Drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol (Yaz)
Does Mircette help acne?
Can Mircette Help With Acne? While increased acne is a possible side effect of Mircette, it can also improve your skin if your acne is a result of a hormonal imbalance, which is fairly common. Dermatologists have even been known to prescribe hormone-based birth control to help with acne problems.
Is Mircette an androgenic?
Pills with the least androgenic activity include norgestimate (in Ortho-Cyclen, Ortho Tri-Cyclen), norethindrone (in Ovcon 35), desogestrel (in Mircette), or ethynodiol diacetate (in Demulen, Zovia).
Is Mircette low androgen?
What is Mircette generic for?
Teva’s generic of Mircette® Tablets: Kariva® (desogestrel/ethinyl estradiol and ethinyl estradiol tablets, USP)
What type of birth control is Mircette?
Ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel is a combination birth control pill containing female hormones that prevent ovulation (the release of an egg from an ovary).