Ortho Tri-Cyclen for ACNE

    The FDA just approved using Ortho Tri-Cyclen for acne. This is the first birth control pill to be approved for a noncontraceptive use.

    We've known for years that oral contraceptives often improve acne. Estrogen helps by lowering androgen levels.

    But some of the pills might work better than others...depending on their PROGESTIN component.

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