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If Yaz/Yasmin doesn't work...

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I'm asking because I've been taking Yasmin for about 8 months or so and I still get mild but persistent acne (even though I have less frequent breakouts compared to before). Isn't Yasmin supposed to have a similar ingredient equivalent to 25 mg or so of Spiro?? Does this mean Spiro won't work very well with me or will it depend on the dose? I'm planning to start with 25 mg Spiro soon, but I was wondering if I should go higher...??

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I'm asking because I've been taking Yasmin for about 8 months or so and I still get mild but persistent acne (even though I have less frequent breakouts compared to before). Isn't Yasmin supposed to have a similar ingredient equivalent to 25 mg or so of Spiro?? Does this mean Spiro won't work very well with me or will it depend on the dose? I'm planning to start with 25 mg Spiro soon, but I was wondering if I should go higher...??

My derm told me that Yaz and Spiro work in conjunction with each other. I took Yaz for about 2 years before Spiro. The addition made a world of difference. I am blemish free except for the week prior to my period and even then I get 2-3 small pimples. It is a far cry from my starting point. Go for the Spiro and don't get discouraged if it doesn't help right off. They increased my dosage progressively to 200 mg a day before I got to this point. So just be positive and always discuss concerns with your doctor....he may have a solution you don't know about. :-)

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