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Posted by: Annie | 2012/05/09

Minerva / Trigestrel

Is there a big difference between Minerva and Trigestrel ? My daughter 17 have very heavy menstual cycle and a type of acne on her back - she started to use Triphisal - the acne got so much better -after about 5 months of using Triphisal she started to have discomfort wirt mucus like discharge & mdash -like every day. i took her to GP - was given antibiotic and pill changed to Minerva. Discharge still present. Must we totally stop the pill ? Minerva is expensive - what other pill can be given to controle the cycle? Achne much better and menstrual time not so heavy anymore. plse advise

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If the discharge was not related to the Trigestrel, she could go back to this.

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Posted by: Anonymous | 2013/05/10

Can trigestrel treat acne? Im using yaz for 2 and half years now but suddenly has side effects but good for my skin. Which other contranceptive is good for acne without any side effects?

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Posted by: Ansie | 2012/07/26

I was on Triphasil for 20yrs, and recently my clinic changed this to Trigestrel, I dont know if its due to this new pill, but I picked up a LOT of weight and get pimples in my face (40yrs) I never had pimples in my life...can you help as to what the reasons are for weight gaining &  pimples (almost like absesses) tx

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Posted by: gynaedoc | 2012/05/11

If the discharge was not related to the Trigestrel, she could go back to this.

Best wishes

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