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

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Condition: Birth Control
9/9/2013 4:36:29 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was changed to Microgestin Fe 1/20 from Loestrin Fe 1/20 since it was already discontinued by the manufacturer. I specifically asked my dr to change it to Microgestin since I've read so many negative reviews on Gildess only to find out that my pharmacy substituted and dispensed me GILDESS instead of MICROGESTIN, to avoid the hassle of going back and filling the RX again, I decided to give GI ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
9/3/2013 10:52:59 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have never had a worse birth control than Gildess. The first month that I used it, things were fine. The second month, I began experiencing problems. My acne that had been cleared up when using a different birth control began reappearing. The spotting between my periods were random and heavy. On top of all of this, I became much more moody than usual. I would not recommend this birth control to ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
8/29/2013 4:51:15 AM

Reviewer: renee, 13-18 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I'm 18 & this is my first prescribed birth control meds so i'm not familiar with all of this. My ovaries have hurt& i've felt awful on this. Random pains in my stomach & fatigue. I also sense a yeast infection starting, which i've never had. I don't recommend this.

Condition: Birth Control
8/25/2013 11:39:49 PM

Reviewer:

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I've been moody as hell and I hate this birth control. My pharmacy sucks ass because they always refill the generic when I specifically ask for Junel. I'm calling ahead of time to make sure they get it right.

Condition: Birth Control
8/19/2013 4:48:55 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Yeah I've been taking the Gildess for 9 months now and I hate it. I was on Loestrin for 5 years and it worked great for me. Had to switch to this b/c of insurance. I'm bloated on and off through out the month not to mention I am spotting randomly when I shouldn't be having a period. I would go months at a time with no periods or spotting on the Loestrin. Not to mention I'm now havi ... Show Full Comment

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