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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Balziva (28) Oral.

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Condition: Birth Control
2/15/2011 9:31:47 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have been on this pill for more than six months but the past three I have spotted at various times before my period. The spotting also comes with mild mood swings which I originally got on birth control to avoid. Up until now, it has been a very positive experience since my last pill made me extremely emotional. I just want to switch to something to stop the spotting.

Condition: Birth Control
12/19/2010 12:38:54 PM

Reviewer: Lindsey, 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I recently switched from Aviane to Balziva. It has been kinda horrible. I've gained weight, felt slight nausea, stomach bloating and cramps and moodiness. Maybe it's because my body has not adjusted to it yet since I've only been on it for about 2 weeks.

Condition: Birth Control
11/8/2010 3:43:08 PM

Reviewer: B1S, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I just started on this pill last Thursday and it's Monday. My doctor switched me because Loestrin24 was too low hormone for me and I was having 2 periods a month for the first time in my life. I used to be on .25 mcg of estrogen before Loestrin and that seemed to work well. I'm now on Balziva and it's .35 mcg of estrogen, which I hope is not too high for me. I will see. The reason I& ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
6/29/2010 11:11:58 PM

Reviewer: missy, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I started Balziva to relieve extreme discomfort during my menstral cycles, and it proved effective in preventing my previous dizziness, heavy bleeding, and a strange hot flash I would get once during each cycle [this was so horrific I would go pale, sweat up a storm, pass out, and wake up ice cold. EVERY month.] I have been on this pill for over a year and its benefits outweigh the negatives. BUT ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
5/31/2010 3:00:30 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I swiched from femcon FE to its generic Balziva prescribed by my GYN. I never had any issues with Femcon, worked great for me, I switched to a generic thinking that it would save me some money but switching to Balziva was totally not worth it. It caused me to gain almost 7 pounds in 2 weeks, my whole body feels swollen, I have no energy and I have a terrible back pain and weakness in my legs and a ... Show Full Comment

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