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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Ocella Oral.

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Condition: Birth Control
1/7/2009 1:43:33 PM

Reviewer: 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 another unhappy user, and find great relief to read that other women have experienced similar problems with this pill. I switched from Yasmin to Ocella when it went generic a few months ago. I felt funny after the first month, but the pharmacist assured me that Ocella is exactly the same as Yasmin, so I continued and didn't reflect much more on that until now, when side effects have gotte ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
1/5/2009 10:16:36 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
WOW...I thought I was the only who thought she was pregnant while taking this medication!! Horrible naseau...bad enough to miss work..headaches, mood swings AND acne!! I have been to the GI about 3 times to try to figure out my stomach issues...I stopped using Ocella...and I was fine!!

Condition: Birth Control
1/3/2009 10:37:33 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Ocella is just the same as Yasmin. I have had NO difference in side effects since switching. It's been about 2 months now and I was on Yasmin for over 2 years. Ocella (just like Yasmin) makes my skin perfect and made my chest bigger--which I won't complain about! It also makes my periods very regular (Weds-Sun) with NO cramping or any other sign than the obvious. Please don't let peopl ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
1/3/2009 2:33:40 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Well, I haven't gotten pregnant, but I feel it. I've never had acne before taking Ocella, but I DO NOW. I have occassional pelvic cramping, breast tenderness, mood swings, and weight gain. I was put on this b/c because my doctor said it would work well with the anxiety med I've been taking, but as soon as I started Ocella my Celexa lost it's potency. Now I'm just a moody, cramp ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
12/27/2008 9:32:02 PM

Reviewer: cjclmt, 45-54 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 switched from Yasmine to Ocella a month ago, as the pharmacy asked me if it would bother me to take a generic. I broke out in terrible hives; with welts from my eyes to my ankles. I segregated by morning pills and found it was Ocella causing the allergic reaction. I called the pharmacist and the gynecologist, and they both stated it was unusual as Yasmine and Ocella have the same active ingre ... Show Full Comment

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