Skip to content
My WebMD Sign In, Sign Up

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

Overall User Ratings

157 Total User Reviews

User Reviews

«Previous 81-85 of 104 Next»
Condition: Birth Control
7/8/2013 8:20:29 AM

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:
The pharmacy gave me this instead of the Junel, ensuring me that it was completely the same. I have been so moody, my boobs hurt, I'm getting 2 periods a month (i wasnt having much of one at all with Junel), the worst cramps (no cramps with Junel), and my normally clear skin is breaking out. I gave this the three months my body should need to get used to it, but it looks like I'm going to ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
7/2/2013 3:25:46 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was given this birth control as a substitute the past few months from the pharmacy. I am going to the doctor next week to change it. Hands down the worst pill I have ever been on. It makes me miserable and irritable, I have gained 6 lbs, and for someone with very nice skin i have 10 craters on my face. Awful product do not use. I'm willing to pay for a different pill even though this i ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
6/25/2013 11:13:32 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Switched to Gildess from Loestrin 24 Fe because of the cost. I've only been on it for 3 weeks but so far I'm not noticing much of a difference. I did break out along my jawline pretty quickly into the pack but it's clearing up now with no new breakouts. The only other noticeable thing is my breasts feel a little fuller. No weight gain, mood seems normal, no spotting. I hope this keeps ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
6/23/2013 1:43:06 AM

Reviewer: HBK42, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
THIS IS THE WORST BIRTH CONTROL I HAVE EVER USED. I got switched from JUNEL(which was finally working good for me) to GILDESS without the pharmacy letting me know JUNEL has some kind of production hold back... So I said whatever I'm gonna give this a try... After just few days I was cramping like crazy which is the reason I mainly use BC to help with my terrible cramps... No nausea, no headach ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
6/21/2013 6:47:58 PM

Reviewer: Alena, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Very dissapointed. I have been taking this pills for two month and already feel that I gained weight and have been moody. On the top of it I had dryiness in vigina, headaches, nausea, and mood change. I know maybe 2 month is not enough time for getting my body to get used to it, and I would continue taking it, but in the middle of the second month taking my periods started. It is the WORST p ... Show Full Comment

«Previous 81-85 of 104 Next»
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
 
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

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

hands on abdomen
Can you catch one?
Woman sitting in front of UV lights
Is yours working?
woman using breath spray
What's causing yours?
womans hand on abdomen
Are you ready for baby?
MS Overview
Recognizing symptoms.
bowl of yogurt with heart shape
Eat for a healthy heart.
woman doing pushups
To help you get fit.
Colored x-ray of tooth decay
Know what to look for.
Woman sitting with child
Do you know the symptoms?
mosquito
Stings, bites, burns, and more.
Allentown, PA
Are you living in one?
Thyroid exam
See how much you know.

Women's Health Newsletter

Find out what women really need.

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.