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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

Condition: Birth Control
7/23/2014 9:55:06 AM

Reviewer: infusino79, 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: 1

Comment:
while on gianvi i lost all sexual desire and when i did have intercourse it hurt internally. I also ended up have FIVE blood clots (2 of them became a Pulmonary Embolism).

Condition: Birth Control
7/9/2014 11:53:39 AM

Reviewer: 123bc, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I loved this birth control. I was on it for 3 years. I didn't feel any different. I could go months with out my period. Never got achne. Now the pharmacy switched me to vestura. UGGG I am going back on Gianvi can't wait to feel normal agian.

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