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

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Condition: Birth Control
12/10/2008 7:59:33 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I had a very strange allergic reaction to this medication. I developed large raised and itchy welps on my forehead and in my hair. They would go away at night and then reoccur the next day. If I ever touched or scratched them, the got really large and swollen. I stopped taking it and began taking another bc, the rash immediatley went away. I do not recommend this medication. I loved Yasmin but my ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
12/3/2008 10:29:02 AM

Reviewer: 19-24 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:
This medication kept me from getting pregnant, and that's the only good thing I can say about it. Like many other women on here, I have experienced extreme side effects from Ocella. I have had intermittent lower back pains ever since my insurance switched from Yasmin. I spent 8 hours in the ER this weekend for severe lower abdominal pain and "dysfunctional uterine bleeding." At nig ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
11/25/2008 11:36:31 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: 1

Comment:
I was switched from Yasmin to Ocella. After the first week or so I started having severe stomach pain. My Dr. tested me for a stomach bacteria called H. Pylori as it had the same symptoms as I was having: bloating, tirendess, throwing up, strange appetite chage. The test came back negative. After further looking into what had changed in my life the only thing that was left was the switch to the Oc ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
11/20/2008 2:15:29 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I switched to Ocella from Yasmin a couple of months ago to save money. I have had the worst experience with Ocella. My breasts have been really sore and I am bloated all the time! I thought I was the only one having problems. I am switching back to Yasmin. I hope it hasn't done any other damage to my body!!!

Condition: Birth Control
11/19/2008 7:18:35 PM

Reviewer: mskitty, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I switched to this because it was cheaper. Oh my Lord, I can't believe howmany women outthere have experienced the same side affects that I have! The bloating, the breast soreness, the not sleeping, the tiredness, the feeling of being pregnant! Why is this drug still available? I am switching back to my Yasmine and I seriously worn other woman about trying this just because it's cheaper. S ... Show Full Comment

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