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Condition: Birth Control
9/21/2012 3:34:36 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was on Yazmin for 2 years with no problems. When my insurance stopped covering it my pharmacy switched me over to ocella, they said "it's the exat same thing". Well they were wrong!!! I told my mom and boyfriend that i'm switching pills and to let me know if they notice a change. Within 3 weeks I was an emotional basket case....everything was making me upset and I was crying da ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
8/8/2012 1:56:34 PM

Reviewer: Dntlikeocella, 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 Started Ocella 3 months ago and within the first few weeks I noticed a change in my mood. I've been having mood swing non stop. first I'm happy then I'm sad and I cry for no reason what so ever!!!! I am always an emothonal wreck! I hate Ocella I will be calling my doc to get it changed ASAP!!!

Condition: Birth Control
8/3/2012 1:26:15 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Ocella is the devil. I have been on birth control for 14 years and have never had such a horrible experience with a pill. I switched to Ocella from Alesse because I was having some moderate acne. I had heard things about Yasmin clearing the skin and wanted to try it. Of course, the pharmacy gave me the generic version, Ocella. Within the first 2 weeks of taking it, I was nauseous and my breasts hu ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
7/8/2012 4:27:31 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I've been on several bc's over the years and had many problems (including having surgery from Ortho Evra.) I just started my 2nd pack of Ocella and besides crying easily, it's been just fine for me. Acne/mood swings/periods haven't changed on this. Actually lost 5 lbs during month 1. After 3 years of NuvaRing it's just hard to get into a daily habit of taking pills.

Condition: Birth Control
6/8/2012 9:21:06 PM

Reviewer: kels0, 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I was so scared to take this because of all the horrible things I'd read online. I've only been on this for about a week. but so far so good. I switched from ortho tri-cyclin because my skin has been pretty bad the last 6 months or so. My skin looks much better already, I've been eating less than usually and I haven't had any mood swings or anything. The only thing is i've felt ... Show Full Comment

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