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

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Condition: Birth Control
10/25/2013 3:24:29 PM

Reviewer: serana918, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Initially I started out on Yaz, with no severe side effects. I was then switched to Zarah without notice due to my insurance, which was my favorite by far. Then the pharmacist switched me to Syeda which I didn't much care for. They insist that they are all the same. Although the active ingredients are the same, the inactive are not, and I began to have side effects. The biggest issue is the la ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
8/7/2013 4:53:56 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My Pharmacy stopped getting Zarah and switched me to Ocella. The stated they were one in the same. I am a little upset about this because they are not one in the same. I have been taking the Ocella for one and a half months and have gained 15 pounds! I am been to the gym everyday and the weight does not go away!! Also, it is a struggle to get out of bed and motivated all I want to do is sleep! Cha ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
3/7/2013 9:56:50 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Effective birth control, cleared up my skin, no weight gain or bad side effects. Only possible "negative" (but it's not that big of a deal to me) is that I'm always veryyyy hungry a few days before my period.

Condition: Birth Control
12/2/2012 7:14:19 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was switched for Yasmin to Ocella (without notice) by my pharmacy. The pharmacist told that it was the just generic Yasmin but assured me it was same medication. It's NOT. I was on Yasmin for 3 years with ZERO problems. In fact, it was great. While on Yasmin my skin was clear (I got compliments on it), my period lasted 3-4 days, and I wasn't moody. However after being on Ocella for 3 m ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
11/28/2012 3:45:54 AM

Reviewer: kiffyaiai08, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I took Ocella last year and experienced an increase in breast size by a cup, difficulty breathing and sever moodiness and feelings of depression. I would cry for the silliest things and sometimes didn't care to wake up and start my day. Unfortunately, it effected my studies as a college student. Be careful and do proper research before beginning this birth control.I only lasted 2-3months on th ... Show Full Comment

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