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

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Condition: Birth Control
4/14/2010 12:44:03 AM

Reviewer: mary , 19-24 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Like many others who have written Azurette reviews on this site, I too was on Kariva prior to Azurette. With Kariva I experienced not many difficulties. I've now been on Azurette for 6 months. With Azurette, I have experienced much more cramping and other issues, than with Kariva. Azurette has not been that bad, but it's definetly not as good as Kariva.

Condition: Birth Control
4/12/2010 11:01:45 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: 1

Comment:
Be careful with Azurette! I was on Kariva and then Walgreens switched me over to Azurette as well. I have been on Azurette for a year now and just getting off because I've been dealing with monthly yeast infections. My doctor figured out that the last week "period week" of pills contains estrogen which has been giving me yeast infections every month. My body needs that last week off. ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
4/12/2010 12:12:59 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This medication is horrible. I was on Kariva for several years and was very happy with it. My pharmacy then switched me over to Azurette and since then I have had nothing but issues with this drug. I am a migraine sufferer and since taking Azurette, my migraines are worse and more frequent. I am having at least 4 migraines a month and not just during my period. I also have had increased anxiety, m ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
4/3/2010 12:12:35 PM

Reviewer: mandi, 25-34 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:
I haven't had a problem switching to this BC ... Been on it for about four years now and haven't gained weight or increased appetite . No mood swings or pains if anything its helped with my mood swings .

Condition: Birth Control
3/30/2010 2:20:33 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I had been on Kariva, when my pharmacy changed my prescription to Azurette. They told me that it was essentially the same thing, the same dose and everything. Yet....I have felt completely horrible the past few months while on Azurette. I thought at first that it was just my body adjusting to the pill, but no. I have gained approximately 10 pounds, whereas on Kariva I gained zero. I just f ... Show Full Comment

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