Desogen Side Effects

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  1. link Meeniepantz
    Desogen swollen hands, hair loss, sex drive, repulsion, jittery
    I have been taking Apri for 11 months. I have had so many side effects I thought there was something seriously wrong. My major concern was major hair loss, I felt like I have PMS all of the time, extreme bouts of anger, swollen hands, jittery eyes, s - 41% more...
    Meeniepantz- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Desogen
  2. link Dfirst
    I think I'm expending the same problems - did you switch to something else? Did it help tha hair loss?
    Dfirst- over a year ago
  3. link Jekeilitz
    fluctuating sex drive, varying periods, hangovers, moodiness
    I have had a lot of bad experiences on Desogen. My sex drive fluctuates like crazy. One week I will have none at all and have vaginal dryness and the next week it will be abnormally high to the point that it's annoying. My periods are all over. Somet - 67% more...
    Jekeilitz- over a year ago - in Desogen
  4. link Itriggerhappy
    Wasnt right for me
    I get confused really easily now. Dizziness, hardly a sex drive, i have yellow fingernails, nausea, headaches, weakness. Not my kind of pill. I took it because I have long periods that could last for up to 3 months and because i am sexually active. B - 20% more...
    Itriggerhappy- over a year ago - in Desogen
  5. link Mmariam511
    Desogen hair loss problem, lack of motivation, mood swings, thin hair, lack of energy
    I have been on apri for about two years now. I am 21 working college student and was happy with apri for the first year of taking it but in the past 6 months to the past year some side affects have became a problem. I am constantly overly tired and l - 71% more...
    Mmariam511- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Desogen
  6. link Taralene
    I think im gonna stop taking it too. I been on it about 3 years n my hair loss is baddd n im always irritated n moody. I wanna see if stopping it changes anything..
    Taralene- over a year ago
  7. link Anon555
    Hairloss on Desogen/Apri/reclipsen???
    I started using desogen approximately 6yrs ago and have gradually been experiencing hair loss...is anyone else experiencing this side effect??? I do not have naturally full hair but I am starting to see my scalp and it is really making me depressed a - 43% more...
    Anon555- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Desogen
  8. link Sweetpea81
    Ive been taking Reclipsen for 3 months now, no side effects the first month but then started noticing my hair falling out more and more. I have so much hair & its so thick so normally I have a good amount of hair loss naturally but now Im losing - 32% more...
    Sweetpea81- over a year ago
  9. link Cocoabella
    Had to switch after 3 years!!!
    I was on Desogen since 2007 at first it was a heaven sent..........I had really short periods with minimal cramping, then all of a sudden this year things just changed!!! Break through bleeding, severe cramping even when I don't have a period, depres - 36% more...
    Cocoabella- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Desogen
  10. link Kwhiteley
    I switched from Marvelon to Apri this year because it was cheaper. After taking it for only 5 days, I had a severe heart attack (unbelievable amount of clotting in my artery). I was only 31 years old, non smoker, non drug user, no other/previous heal - 65% more...
    Kwhiteley- over a year ago
  11. link Ssn661
    brown discharge
    Just been on Desogen almost a month now, I have been having a brown discharge with an odor, is this normal? Will it stop once I get adjusted to the pills
    Ssn661- over a year ago - in Desogen
  12. link Voltaire1
    Desogen stomach pains, stomach pain, nausea, depression
    NAUSEA,VOMITING,STOMACH PAIN,ELEVATED BLOOD PRESSURE,DEPRESSION,STOMACH PAINS VOMITING
    Voltaire1- over a year ago - in Desogen
  13. link Voltaire1
    Desogen birth control pills, stomach pains, visual disturbances, control purposes, generic brand
    ACTUALLY USED THE GENERIC BRAND APRI FOR ONE FULL YEAR THINKING THAT ACCORDING TO THE INSERT IT WAS SAFER FOR ME PER THE FDA 1998CONFERENCETHAT STATED THAT WOMEN USING LO,AND IT WAS MUCH SAFER THAN PREGNANCY.-DODE BIRTH CONTROL PILLS HAD VERY LITTLE - 74% more...
    Voltaire1- over a year ago - in Desogen
  14. link Jmaupin2
    Desogen mood swings, unfortunatly, yasmin, anxiety, depression
    I've been taking Apri for about 3 weeks now. I previously took Yasmin, which was great. Unfortunatly I've had terrible side effects with Apri. I've gained about 5 lbs, even my feet and hands are swollen, I'm irritable, I've had anxiety, depression an - 28% more...
    Jmaupin2- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Desogen
  15. link Onthehunt4perfectbc
    why did you stop taking yasmin
    Onthehunt4perfectbc- over a year ago
  16. link Steffie004
    Desogen burning sensation, pain thanks, going to the doctor, sex drive, burns
    I started taking Desogen about a month and a half ago and in the beginning I didn't notice any side effects. About 2-3 weeks into taking it, I realized that my sex drive was very low, and unfortunately it is still low! It's extremely frustrating not - 76% more...
    Steffie004- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Desogen
  17. link Onthehunt4perfectbc
    Vaginal dryness usually causes the burning, and lack of sex drive is and effect of the burning.
    Onthehunt4perfectbc- over a year ago
  18. link Winksport88
    Desogen extreme mood swings, ortho trycycline, waight, befor, stupid things
    I switched to Desogen after taking Ortho Trycycline and exsperiencing spotting about a week befor my break period. I have noticed waight gain and extreme mood swings. I get all flared up about stupid things and cry for no reason. After 2 months of ta - 13% more...
    Winksport88- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Desogen
  19. link Onthehunt4perfectbc
    why did you stop ortho tri
    Onthehunt4perfectbc- over a year ago
  20. link Rjoy5
    Can Desogen make you have heart problems?
    I've been taking desogen for 4yrs now and a couple of weeks ago I missed 4 pills in a row, soo I had to start a new pack. well a week before my period my stomach hurt for 3 days then on he 3rd day I had diarrhea off and on for 4 hours then after that - 55% more...
    Rjoy5- over a year ago - in Desogen
  21. link Onthehunt4perfectbc
    Desogen velivet, zero sex, mood swings, normal sex, sex drive
    I'm switching from Velivet to Apri today. I'm gonna try it for 2 months. Unfortunately I'm switching because the Velivet caused me to have mood swings and ZERO SEX DRIVE. So when I talked to my doctor about it she recommended a higher dose of estroge - 66% more...
    Onthehunt4perfectbc- over a year ago - in Desogen
  22. link Gabbygal
    Desogen anti depressants, history of depression, hormonal imbalance, condoms, marijuana
    I've been on Desogen (Apri) for three years. When I first started it I was so relieved to be on birth control (getting pregnant was not an option) that I think I ignored any possible side-effects. After being on Apri for about six months (I don't rem - 84% more...
    Gabbygal- over a year ago - in Desogen
  23. link Soah
    Desogen light periods, pimples, sex drive, whole time, 6 years
    My experience with Apri has been mostly good. I've been taking it for over 6 years, and I've had light periods and little to no cramping the whole time. I haven't gained weight, my skin has stayed about the same (some pimples, but nothing I would cal - 77% more...
    Soah- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Desogen
  24. link Luvenya
    I have been on the April 28 pill for four months now. First, the bad thing about this pill is that about a month into using it I started noticing that i was becoming EXTREMELY moody, for no reason at all, having the urge to just scream at people for - 76% more...
    Luvenya- over a year ago
  25. link Sanyo
    Desogen extreme pain, migraines, gyn
    Desogen was by far the worst pill ever. My Gyn decided to switch me from another pill for no reason. I was doing fine on Norinyl. Desogen caused me the most excruciating painful migraines. I called the MD in tears and told her this pill was killing m - 49% more...
    Sanyo- over a year ago - in Desogen
  26. link Keenadawn
    Desogen smooth transition, breast enlargement, sex drive, weight gain, seasonique
    Ive experienced HUGE weight gain and breast enlargement since starting Apri 2 months ago! I had been on Seasonique for 3 years and had no side effects. Had to switch due to cost of Seasonique. I thought it was going to be a smooth transition and for - 58% more...
    Keenadawn- over a year ago - in Desogen
  27. link C4891
    Desogen birth control pills, frequent urination, stomach problems, desogen, birth control
    Has anyone else experienced VERY frequent urination? I was on Desogen from about February until I stopped a month ago. The urination was getting very bad all day and started slowly in May, but progressively got worse until it was unbearable from abou - 54% more...
    C4891- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Desogen
  28. link Bjmidwife09
    Hello, I do not know if this side effect is caused by Desogen, I am also on it and have had increasing stomach problems. However, as with all hormonal birth control pills, Desogen is out of your system completely 24 hours from taking your last pill, - 50% more...
    Bjmidwife09- over a year ago
  29. link Erocwolverine
    Desogen benign liver tumor, birth control pill, blood clots, dvt, birth control
    To everyone who is taking Desogen....STOP immediately!! I had a DVT in my leg because of this junk!!! NO birth control pill is worth your life!! I am now in the middle of being diagnosed with a possible benign liver tumor which could also be caused b - 39% more...
    Erocwolverine- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Desogen
  30. link Rea36
    Desogen almost killed my daughter. She had a massive blood clot that started in her calf and travelled to her heart & lungs. The doctors misdiagnosed her calf pain twice because of her young age (I am told). She was only a freshman in college and - 39% more...
    Rea36- over a year ago
  31. link Anthonita
    Desogen migraines, vow, 3 years, pills, depression
    I have been on Apri for 3 years and I am suffering from EXTREME MIGRAINES and DEPRESSION. I came off of the drug for a month and was fine just heavier cycles, but was urged by my doctor to get back on and take for 3 months w/o having a cycle (skip th - 35% more...
    Anthonita- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Desogen
  32. link 777
    Why finish to take a drug that makes you sick ? . . it is your choice. Unfortunately, most drs. are drug-happy.
    777- over a year ago