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

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Condition: Birth Control
2/2/2009 10:18:36 AM

Reviewer: ADS, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was given Ocella after taking Yasmin for one month because my insurance only filled generic. Witin two weeks of being on it i have gained at minimum 5-8lbs. Not to mention the absolute worst bloating I have ever experienced. I knew something was not right because I work out 6-7days a week, high-intensity cardio and lifting. I could not believe how bloated I still was even after I really watche ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
1/28/2009 1:00:38 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
WORKS AS WELL AS YASMIN DID BUT CHEAPER I HAVE EXPERIENCED LIGHTER PERIODS WITH OCELLA!!!!!

Condition: Birth Control
1/16/2009 1:33:38 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Reading others' posts was a real comfort to me. I've been on Ocella (after switching from Yasmin due to increased costs from my insurance company) for two months and I've experienced a number of full days of nausea varying from slight to severe. Obviously, I take this medication to prevent pregnancy but the symptoms make you paranoid that you ARE pregnant! I also fainted two weeks ago ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
1/14/2009 12:09:32 AM

Reviewer: NNorton0, 25-34 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 to Ocella because my pharmacist told me it was the new generic for Yasmin. I was very excited at first, but then I started piecing all my new symptoms together, and I can't wait to return to Yasmin next week. I believe I took Ocella for the previous 2-3 months and over that time have experienced a persistent "heaviness" in my low stomach area, terrible cramps even when I w ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
1/11/2009 5:50:02 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I was so glad they finally made a generic for Yasmin. I've been taking it for about eight years and I switched to Ocella as soon as it came out. I have not noticed any difference whatsoever and it's effective and easy to use. I recommend it.

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