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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
3/8/2013 1:32:41 PM

Reviewer: uhoh, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been taking this pill for 6 months and I just found out I'm pregnant!

Condition: Birth Control
3/5/2013 12:07:35 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:
I was switched to this as a generic alternative by my pharmacy. It made me extremely hormonal with huge mood swings. I would start crying over everything and became very depressed. As soon as I switched back, my symptoms went away.

Condition: Birth Control
2/26/2013 2:25:05 PM

Reviewer: richa13, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I was prescribed this because of the terrible experience I had on my other birth control I was taking, and this one is much better. It's a lower dosage, but I never get nauseous, headaches, or spotting. The only thing I will complain about is my breasts feel extremely tender all the time and I had terrible backaches the first couple of weeks of taking the pill. Also, my face tends to break out ... Show Full Comment

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

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