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

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Condition: Birth Control
12/2/2012 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

Condition: Birth Control
11/23/2012 10:25:15 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: 3

Comment:
I took Ocella for about 4 months before switching to a different brand. While taking it, not only was my skin BEAUTIFULLY clear, with not a single breakout or blemish (even if I skipped washing my face/removing my makeup), but I also went up nearly TWO cup sizes! My periods were amazingly light and short, with NO break-through bleeding. Unfortunately, I also had unexplained dizziness about once ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
10/23/2012 10:31:01 PM

Reviewer: TA, 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:
I have been on Ocella for about 4 months now, and I have had random breakthrough bleeding that happens every month. I will go one week not on my period, and just randomly start the next, and it last another week!! Ive been on BC since I was 18, im 23 now so ive been on a few different types, and WILL NEVER choose this one agian. I recently just switched, and am hoping this new one will not cause a ... Show Full Comment

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

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