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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
11/25/2012 8:16:25 AM

Reviewer: 1234567823, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Pharmacist switched me to this and I HATE it. I've been on the pill for 2 years and never had breakthrough bleeding until taking Gildess. Also gave me bad acne which I never had before either. Do NOT take it, although it has been effective at preventing pregnancy the side effects are not worth it

Condition: Birth Control
11/15/2012 10:12:52 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I used to be on microgestin and then my pharmacy switched me to gildess. It's been over a year since i've been on this pill. I HATE this pill! Supposedly, it's the same drug, just a different name but it is not the same pill for a number of reasons. If you don't take this pill at the same exact time every single day, you will experience spotting anywhere from 3 days-1 week. I also ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
10/24/2012 3:52:21 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was given Gildess last month as a generic for Loestrin FE (usually I'm given microgestin FE, but I switched pharmacies). My hair started falling out in clumps! I called my physician and, after looking it up, she told me that Gildess has a higher physiologic effect on androgens, even though the amount of progesterone is the same as what I've been taking. They TYPE of progesterone has a ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
6/16/2011 8:48:08 AM

Reviewer: POO, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
longer periods

Condition: Birth Control
4/16/2011 11:47:34 AM

Reviewer: Krsbear, 13-18 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:
It definietly ruined my skin, I had clear skin with the occaisional blemish every few months when my period came around, but with this pill I was constantly breaking outwith huge pimples on my face that hurt extremely bad. I just went to the doctor and got it changed because I can't stand the scarring it is doing to my face.

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