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Condition: Other
8/22/2008 4:57:02 AM

Reviewer: emc05, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I had a completely different experience with this drug then the rest of the reviews...i absolutely loved it...i had no weight gain what so ever...no periods...no joint pain or hair loss...its absolutely perfect for me!

Condition: Other
8/11/2008 6:52:45 PM

Reviewer: Dayday37, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I had the shot 10 years ago and it worked fine for me, no periords, no weight gain and no babies. I was on the shot for about 2 years then. Since then I was on and off birth control. I recently decided to get the shot again. I got the shot on July 1, 2008 and I didn't have a period or any spotting until July 31, 2008. Today is Aug. 11, 2008 and I am still bleeding and the cramps are getti ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
7/29/2008 1:27:06 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I've been on the shot for over 4 years. I just had my second bone scan done and I am borderline for bone loss. I haven't had a period in 4 years and I love it. I gained over 100 pounds being on it over the course of that time. However, I also went through a nasty depression stage where I did nothing but drink soda. So I blame some of my weight gain on that. But I love not having a period ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
7/9/2008 4:47:56 PM

Reviewer: momma67, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I am 41 years old and I have 3 children and do not plan to have anymore.....After the birth of my daughter in 97, everything started going down hill and has not stopped. I had a (tubal-ligation) in 01 and regret that even worse. More problems than reliefs. Now they recommend doing a (thermal-ablation) which I am all for to ease up on the bad periods, but I was given this injection 5 weeks ago to s ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
7/8/2008 4:01:55 PM

Reviewer: lemer, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
The warning available now for bone loss were not available to me when I took this drug. I was only on it for 9 months (3 shots)....that was over 8 years ago. I will live the rest of my life in constant pain because of this drug. The damage done to my bones and joints will never go away and has never been fully recognized by my doctors. Thank you WebMD for posting these warnings so others will ... Show Full Comment

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