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

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Condition: Birth Control
6/1/2012 10:12:02 PM

Reviewer: ocellateen, 13-18 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I've been on Ocella for about 2 years. My periods are extremely regular, like to the hour (and last about 4 days, normal flow for the first two and light for the second two). Since I started the pill, I've gained about 15 pounds, but I think most of that was my own fault. My acne has improved a little since before I started the pill. I do find myself crying easily (not just from sad things ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
5/18/2012 12:13:11 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
My experience with this birth control has been satisfactory, overall. The reason I gave it 4/5 is because in an ideal world, there would be no side effects or very minor side effects. Clearly, that is not entirely realistic, but if I were to give it 5/5, it would need to be this way. I decided to post a positive review, because most of the ones you see on here are negative, so this is to reassure ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
5/10/2012 10:34:12 AM

Reviewer: Gabrielle, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I've been taking Ocella for 5 years...It was originally prescribed to help with my acne which it has been more than successful in that area. I take 4 packs continuously (skipping the placebos, jumping straight to the active) for 84 days and then I have a cycle...my cycle only lasts 3-4 days which is amazing considering I only have 4 cycles a year on this medication...Only side effect is the bl ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
4/17/2012 12:45:28 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I've started using Ocella 2 months ago and it's great for short term periods, mines lasted 3 days. Also, I didn't get cramps since I've been using it. But now I hav 12 blood clots that popped up on my legs last week all at once that hurt whenever I touch it, especially when I hav 2 put my pants or lotion on, and it left bruses. I guess this is not for me.

Condition: Birth Control
3/22/2012 4:20:11 PM

Reviewer: S.Spring13, 13-18 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Okay so i started taking this as a precaution once i realized all the pier pressure at school my boyfriend was taking from all his friends, just so if anything happened in the heat of the moment we would be protected. Before i started taking it i was one of those Happy Go Lucky kind of people friends with everyone and all of that, but since ive been taking it ive become as emotional as i was when ... Show Full Comment

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