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Condition: Birth Control
3/16/2014 12:06:59 AM

Reviewer: SK335, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was previously taking Junel Fe, then was switched to Gildess after my annual OBGYN appt. I have only been taking this medication for 1 week and have had extreme heart palpitations, difficulty sleeping, bloating, and muscle stiffness. I feel very jittery. I'm glad that so many have shared their reviews b/c I see that I'm not the only one who's experienced awful side effects. I plan to ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
3/13/2014 8:54:17 PM

Reviewer:

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
made me angry and moody all the time. i gained 20 pounds since i started taking it.

Condition: Birth Control
3/6/2014 5:40:28 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I absolutely HATE this pill. I was switched from LoestrinFe to Gildess and the side effects have been awful. Right away I noticed frequent nausea, headaches, depression, and irritability. I figured it was only because it was new and I would soon get used to it but i have already been on Gildess for 6 months and it has not gotten any better. I always feel tired and extremely moody for no reason ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
2/27/2014 3:14:16 PM

Reviewer: Kayiskiwi, 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'm 21 years old: I had to switch from the LoEstrin 24 Fe because of the current issues goin on with that and my insurance won't pay because its too expensive now. That was the best BC I've used yet and now I can't use it anymore. I never gained wait, my skin cleared up, my mood was balanced, my period was like 2 days and no cramps. Since I started Gildess Fe I have gained 15 lbs b ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
2/27/2014 12:06:09 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: 1

Comment:
I had to switch to this medication because of the whole Loestrin 24 Fe patent thing. I loved that pill, this one not so much. I never have issues with medication, therefore I noticed right away how different my mood was after taking it. The only emotion I could feel was anger, I didn't want to be around people, I was argumentative and mean. Not only did I have a severe shift in my behavior but ... Show Full Comment

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