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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Gildess FE 15/30 28 oral.

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Condition: Birth Control
1/7/2016 8:34:41 AM

Reviewer: JesTally, 35-44 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 taken birth control for about 15 years, but only started on Gildess last year (less than 6 months ago). I never had side effects from birth control until I started taking this pill. I had rapid weight gain (despite healthy diet and exercise) -- approximately 20 pounds in a 3 month span. Fatigue, dizziness, changes in mood, night sweats, increased appetite, extremely sore and tender breasts ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
10/7/2015 12:21:46 AM

Reviewer: Tati, 13-18 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I had VERY light periods, which was great, but i had severe emotional problems and it caused so many problems in my last relationship. It led to my fiancé breaking up with me because it got that bad. I switched to Mirena, and i feel like myself again

Condition: Birth Control
9/2/2015 2:13:53 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I've been on it for 7 years clears up my acne breakouts and has never failed After i quit taking it three years ago it took about two months and i got pregnant with my daughter. Occasionally I'll forget to take a pill but I still don't get pregnant

Condition: Birth Control
8/20/2015 12:07:45 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 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 had SEVERE muscle pain & weakness (myalgia) in my shoulder along with numbness & tingling while taking this pill. I didn't put it together that the pain was related to the pill (although both started at the same time) until I spent nearly $1000 on physical therapy and nothing was helping - not the pain meds, not the PT exercises, nothing!! Within a week of stopping the pill, my pain ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
8/17/2015 5:05:01 AM

Reviewer: Jenn2one, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been on this pill now for 7 months because the last one made me gain so much weight. I don't have cramps or anything crazy on this one and haven't Gaines any additional weight but OH MY GOSH, my mood swings are insane! I get extremely emotional at times and I'm not normally like that. Iv noticed it's made me depressed and I never seem to be happy anymore. I now have almost n ... Show Full Comment

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