Skip to content

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

Overall User Ratings

173 Total User Reviews

User Reviews

«Previous 76-80 of 114 Next»
Condition: Birth Control
9/22/2013 3:11:06 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 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 am relieved to find that these many reviews have voiced the same side effects I have been experiencing. I have been taking Gildess for three months and have never been more moody in my life. I have two periods a month and have had increased fatigue and acne. Mostly, the lack of emotional control and irritability have been difficult for me. I have given this pill a chance and will now save my san ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
9/16/2013 5:55:31 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My pharmacy gave me this instead of Junel, which had been working okay for me. From day one of taking this pill I was extremely nauseous. After 2 days on this pill I had to leave work early because I was so moody and rage filled. It has been 3 days since then and my mood is still bad, I feel depressed, and I have had a headache and serious nausea all day everyday. I am not taking another one of th ... Show Full Comment

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.

«Previous 76-80 of 114 Next»

Ask the pharmacist

Questions about medications? Get expert answers by video or live chat about allergies, pregnancy, sleep, and more.
See the Ask the Pharmacist event schedule.

Ask a Question

Popular Slideshows & Tools on WebMD

feet
Solutions for 19 types.
MS Overview
Recognizing symptoms.
pregnancy test and calendar
Helping you get pregnant.
man rubbing painful knee
A visual guide.
lone star tick
How to identify that bite.
woman standing behind curtains
How it affects you.
brain scan with soda
Tips to avoid complications.
row of colored highlighter pens
Tips for living better.
human lungs
Symptoms, causes, treatments.
woman dreaming
What Do Your Dreams Say About You?
two male hands
Test your knowledge.

Newsletters

Subscribe to free WebMD newsletters.

  • WebMD Daily

    WebMD Daily

    Subscribe to the WebMD Daily, and you'll get today's top health news and trending topics, and the latest and best information from WebMD.

  • Men's Health

    Men's Health

    Subscribe to the Men's Health newsletter for the latest on disease prevention, fitness, sex, nutrition, and more from WebMD.

  • Women's Health

    Women's Health

    Subscribe to the Women's Health newsletter for the latest on disease prevention, fitness, sex, diet, anti-aging, and more from WebMD.

By clicking Submit, I agree to the WebMD Terms & Conditions & Privacy Policy

WebMD the app

Get trusted health information. Whenever. Wherever... with your iPhone, iPad or Android.

Find Out More
IMPORTANT: About This Section and Other User-Generated Content on WebMD

The opinions expressed in WebMD User-generated content areas like communities, reviews, ratings, or blogs are solely those of the User, who may or may not have medical or scientific training. These opinions do not represent the opinions of WebMD. User-generated content areas are not reviewed by a WebMD physician or any member of the WebMD editorial staff for accuracy, balance, objectivity, or any other reason except for compliance with our Terms and Conditions. Some of these opinions may contain information about treatment or uses of drug products that have not been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. WebMD does not endorse any specific product, service, or treatment.

Do not consider WebMD User-generated content as medical advice. Never delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice from your doctor or other qualified healthcare provider because of something you have read on WebMD. You should always speak with your doctor before you start, stop, or change any prescribed part of your care plan or treatment. WebMD understands that reading individual, real-life experiences can be a helpful resource but it is never a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment from a qualified health care provider. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or dial 911 immediately.