Dianette's primary use is as a contraceptive pill, however like many combined pills, it can be used for addiitonal benefits aside from this. In the case of Dianette, it is a proven acne treatment in its own right and available to buy online at HealthExpress for this purpose.
If you're interested in ordering Dianette for acne and/or contraception, all you need to do is fill out our free consultation. Once one of our UK registered doctors has approved it, a prescription will be sent to our pharmacy for dispatch. If you order before 4.30pm, you can be guaranteed to receive your medication the next working day by 1pm.
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Most people know this medication as an oral contraceptive and may not be aware that it is also possible to take Dianette for acne. This medication is usually recommended if earlier treatments, such as oral antibiotics, have been unsuccessful. This makes Dianette for acne a beneficial alternative for women. Oral contraceptives like Dianette are also known to present a lower risk of side effects than other medications.
One of the two synthetic hormones contained in this oral contraceptive is called cyproterone acetate, an anti-androgen. Androgens are known as male hormones, though they are present in both men and women, and stimulate skin and hair growth. When too much androgen is produced, or if a person has a particular sensitivity to androgens, the sebaceous glands of the skin can in turn produce too much oil. When this occurs, the sebaceous glands can become blocked, causing inflammation and infection in the form of acne.
Cyproterone acetate, as an anti-androgen, can prevent this from occurring by blocking the body's receptors usually affected by androgens. It is also able to reduce the amount of androgens that are produced from the ovaries.
Though it is a very safe medication, Dianette is not suitable for every woman, as certain medical conditions or circumstances may mean it may cause adverse side effects or not be as effective. You should not take this medication if you are pregnant or breast-feeding. If you have ever experienced problems with your liver, heart or blood circulation this medication will likely not be prescribed to you. For your own safety, you should make sure that you fully disclose any medical information that could affect your suitability for this treatment during your online consultation.
Taking Dianette for acne is no different than doing so for contraceptive purposes. A pill pack will contain 21 pills which you will need to take over 21 days. You should take one pill at the same time every day for these 21 days, followed by a seven day break. It does not matter whether you take the pill with or without food, but many women find it helpful to swallow the pill with water. You should begin the next pill pack after the seven day break.
If you would like to choose Dianette for acne treatment, you can order the medication here at HealthExpress. We provide a simple and secure way in which to buy medications like Dianette online, guaranteeing your privacy at every stage of the process. In addition to a free consultation which will be viewed by a doctor to confirm your suitability, we also offer free overnight delivery, with the option of same day delivery for certain postcodes.