How effective is Sprintec for Acne ?

15 Sprintec users have rated its effectiveness for Acne.

Overall ratings: 2.9/5
Long term ratings: 3.2/5

This is a reivew of how effective Sprintec (ethinyl estradiol; norgestimate) is for Acne and for what kind of people. The study is created by eHealthMe and is updated continuously.

On Jul, 16, 2018

15 people are studied for taking Sprintec in Acne

Overall effectiveness (number of people)

Does Sprintec work for your Acne (overall)?

Long term effectiveness (number of people)

Does Sprintec work for your Acne (long term)?

Sprintec effectiveness for Acne (number of people)

  • not at all: 2
  • somewhat: 5
  • moderate: 2
  • high: 5
  • very high: 1
Long Term:
  • not at all: 0
  • somewhat: 2
  • moderate: 0
  • high: 3
  • very high: 0

Gender of people who take Sprintec for Acne *

  • female: 93.33 %
  • male: 6.67 %

Age of people who take Sprintec for Acne *

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 26.67 %
  • 20-29: 33.33 %
  • 30-39: 13.33 %
  • 40-49: 26.67 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Who finds Sprintec more effective for Acne?

Gender of people who take Sprintec for Acne *

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who take Sprintec for Acne *

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 33.33 %
  • 30-39: 16.67 %
  • 40-49: 50.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Sprintec has active ingredients of ethinyl estradiol; norgestimate. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from Sprintec 2,235 users)


Acne (skin problems that cause pimples) has been reported by people with birth control, acne, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, crohn's disease (latest reports from 47,991 Acne patients).

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