I am looking for a contraceptive pill that will assist
Patient :I am looking for a contraceptive pill that will assist with my acne problem but which has a relatively low amount of progesterone. I have tried Diane, Estelle, Yasmin and Zoely. Zoely was great, but didn't help with acne. I think the progesterone in Diane and Estelle may be too high. Yasmin caused very severe PMS mood problems.
Thanks for the query.
Looks like you have seriously tried many pills but haven't been helping you. In such a case you need to try other methods for acne management. Dermaabrasion, laser, etc are methods to reduce acne if not for the pills. Regarding contraception, we cannot suggest anything with much lower progesterone as the balance in the hormones in the ocp pills will get hampered and can lose the efficacy. You could talk to your doctor and discuss non steroidal pills like ormiloxifene which do not have progesterone as a suitable option for you.
Hope this helps
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