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Condition: Birth Control
7/25/2015 10:07:12 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Absolutely love this birth control option! I tend to get headaches with other OCPs and I've experienced none with this medication (finally!). I was nervous to try it with all the bad hype around Yaz, but I've had ZERO negative side effects. I'd absolutely recommend it to healthy young females! (Preferably non-smokers to avoid blood clots.)

Condition: Birth Control
7/8/2015 6:53:53 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been on this pill for about 7 months. In the past several weeks my mood swings have changed a lot. I am crying more frequently, lashing out on my friends and family members. My cycle has stopped but I have been having some spotting problems since being on it. I am going to call my doctor and see if I can be changed to something else. My acne has also increased since being on this and I have ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
1/31/2015 1:36:37 AM

Reviewer: Rachel S , 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Overall this is a good bc pill. I have tried many from Ortho tri cyclene lo to microgestin. This pill did give me head aches the first month. I actually lost about 5 lbs on it. It cures my pms/pmdd!! It does dull my sex drive but so does every pill I have tried. My worst side effect is nausea and acid reflux. I take it late in the day to reduce that. Over all it is he best pill I have tried.

Condition: Birth Control
1/12/2015 9:38:02 PM

Reviewer: Angela, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been on this medication for over 5 years. I started taking it for acne after several other treatments (specifically Acutane) did not work. Around March of 2014, my prescription ran out and I was unable to get back to my doctor's office until August of 2014. My acne came back around May 2014 and in August, I was prescribed Vestura. I took Vestura for two months and completely stopped bir ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
7/29/2014 3:43:25 PM

Reviewer: LazyMazy, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Within a half hour of taking the very first pill I felt rather fuzzy headed. As the day went on my head kept feeling worse. I had a throbbing sensation behind my right eye and felt the need to put pressure on the right side of my forehead. I couldn't wait to go to bed and try to sleep off the yucky feeling I felt in my head! I also started to feel cramping like my period used to feel when I wa ... Show Full Comment

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