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

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134 Total User Reviews

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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

Condition: Birth Control
2/25/2014 1:12:44 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been on this birth control awhile now, and then I had to switch to this pill, I always feel emotional, and I haven't had my period, but I get random spotting

Condition: Birth Control
2/20/2014 5:15:26 PM

Reviewer: DemasiadoSHBG, 19-24 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: 2

Comment:
Bottom line, it works and there are no intolerable side effects. Gildess cleared up my skin, I didn't notice any weight gain or severe depression, and I had zero cramping and regular, light periods. But it tanked my sex drive and physical ability to become aroused. It took me nearly a year to figure it out, but I've been off of it for almost four months and have noticed a huge difference. ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
2/17/2014 11:02:14 PM

Reviewer: on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I am 45 years old, I have been taking the pill for 6 month and I like it, I have not felt any side effects. I have not gotten any side effects at all. I like it.

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