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Condition: Birth Control
7/26/2009 11:39:04 AM

Reviewer: pbj, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
No weight gain. Darker skin above upper lip (AHHH!!), relieved by a skin lightner, but annoying to have to do this. Large acne pimples often and pores clogged (like blackheads) on nose and chin, neither of which I ever had before (when on ortho-tri-cyclen). Also, period started 3 weeks early - light for two of those weeks and 3rd week was full period. Not having a period for 9 weeks is nice, bu ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
7/19/2009 11:50:25 PM

Reviewer: emeeks88, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have only been on this pill for about 2 months, but I haven't really had any of the side effects and it has been very nice not having a period every month. Right at first, I had a problem with cramping and feeling sick to my stomach, but that is to be expected switching to any new bcp. I had a light breakthrough bleeding right at the end of my first month, but it really was barely even noti ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
7/10/2009 11:40:40 AM

Reviewer: Miss Carolina Gurl, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have been on Jolessa for about a year now. This pill works great. But now out of nowhere i'm having having bleeding and it will not stop. What is really up with this pill. It seems like it works for a year and then you bleed to death.

Condition: Birth Control
6/30/2009 3:26:46 PM

Reviewer: 25-34

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
About a year after using this pill I noticed a white patch on my chest in the summer. It went away after the summer but has returned 3-fold on my back this year...along with heavy spotting. When I looked up my symptoms WebMD named it a side effect of my birth control pill. It's apparently a nontranmissible fungus. Now I have to switch pills and treat my skin too! I wished this pill worked ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
6/30/2009 3:17:27 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Like other reviewers, I also liked this pill at first. It did decrease my migraines and I had no problems with it until now...about 1.5yrs or use. I experience tender breasts and spotting (never had before) and can't lose weight no matter what I try. I kept testing for pregnancy, I was so confused! These reviews have helped me. I hope this helps others.

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