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Condition: Birth Control
11/8/2008 1:06:10 PM

Reviewer: julybaby1424, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I went on Femcon FE after being off another bc pill for almost a year. My experience has been AWFUL and I stopped taking them after about 2 and a half weeks. I was nauseous for about the first week and had headaches. The worst part has been the mood changes and weight gain. I haven't gotten on the scale b/c I refuse to. My clothes are tighter and my breasts have gotten bigger and they are ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
11/7/2008 4:14:43 PM

Reviewer: aadria23, 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 started taking this pill after having horrible periods with my other pill. Will total opposite happened! No period at all. Stopped taking the pill 2 months ago & still no period. (going to the doc soon). Would not rec this pill for anybody!! Horrible mood swings, irritable, easily aggitated.

Condition: Birth Control
10/25/2008 12:49:48 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was on this pill for a year. As months went on, this pill completely disrupted my life. I literally bled and bled and bled. Although breakthrough bleeding is common, no woman should bleed as much as I did. It made sex extremely uncomfortable, I had to worry about ruining my clothes, not to mention I felt like I had pms all month. I would rather be pregnant with twins than deal with the side e ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
10/24/2008 12:37:05 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was prescribed Femcon after taking a similar monophasic for several years. All I can say is DON'T DO IT. I experienced nearly 2.5 weeks of bleeding followed by a regular withdrawl bleed (4th week "period") that was very heavy. I hate this medication and it made me break out. I rated it "somewhat effective", because I couldn't get pregnant on it- I was bleeding too b ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
10/8/2008 9:48:30 PM

Reviewer: 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: 5

Comment:
I have been on Fem Con for a year and a half now. I haven't been on any other oral contraceptives to compare it to but my experience has been very positive. I used to get very bad nausea during my periods and had lost upwards of 35 pounds because it completely killed my desire to eat every month. Since starting Fem Con my nausea has completely disappeared. I also suffered from heavy, painfu ... Show Full Comment

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