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Condition: Birth Control
10/29/2008 12:22:37 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I wouldn't exactly know if this birth control has been effective seeing as I use a condom every time I have intercourse, but I assume it would be just fine. My major complaint is bleeding. I usually had very light periods lasting less than four days. When on Yaz (on Yaz/Yasmin for approximately three years before making the switch), I just skipped the placebo pills and continued on to the norm ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
10/15/2008 8:42:05 PM

Reviewer: jeryall, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have just finished my first pack and am miserable. I have been bleeding for 8 weeks, sometimes light and sometimes extremely heavy. I have gained 10+ pounds, and will be talking to my doctor about switching.

Condition: Birth Control
9/24/2008 10:19:03 AM

Reviewer: AMS, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have only been on Jolessa for a month, and with any pill had some side effects. No spotting (which is very common with this pill), but very tender breasts and mood changes. I have tried SEVERAL pills and these side effects are minor compared to some and hopefully are temporary. I do worry about pregnancy more because I am not having a period. I would rather take an occasional pregnancy test ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
9/10/2008 10:45:20 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I was on this before and didn't have any problems. I started taking this again 10 days ago because I was diagnosed with MS and shouldn't get pregnant while taking the medication. my breasts are very tender. The last time they were this tender I was pregnant with my 2nd child. I have to go in for blood work for my new primary care and will ask for a pregnancy test as well just too be on the ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
8/23/2008 7:36:59 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was on seasonale for 3 years. THen, the pharmacy gave me Jolessa (the generic version). I am now pregnant & do not know when my date of conception was. My doctor said that she does not trust generic birth control, because shes seen this many times.

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