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Condition: Birth Control
6/21/2011 1:51:51 PM

Reviewer: amanda_s29, 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:
I was on Yaz for a few years before the generic was available. I switched because it cost me significantly less $$ each month. I haven't noticed a major difference between Yaz and Gianvi. I'm reading so many horrible reviews but I haven't had the bad experiences many others are describing. I don't smoke, I exercise regularly and I maintain healthy nutrition...so maybe that give ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
6/7/2011 12:10:28 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
DO NOT TAKE THIS DRUG! I was on Yaz for years and then switched to Gianvi for the price. Big mistake! On Yaz I noticed how it really help me with my PMDD symptoms. I was more calm and handled difficult situations with clarity and a rational mind. However, with Gianvi, I am literally like "a crazy person". I am very moody, easily angered, and have been acting out without thinking. I am ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
5/18/2011 3:17:00 PM

Reviewer: 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:
I was on Yaz for a year with no side effects at all but my insurance coverage changed and I was switched to Gianvi. I was on it for 2 months before I couldn't take it anymore - I had a persistent headache despite using painkillers, my forehead broke out and I had SEVERE moodswings. The moodswings were so bad I'd cry or go into a rage over nothing, which is what made me realize it was the ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
4/26/2011 8:02:09 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I first want to say that I read a bunch of reviews before starting Gianvi and became extremely nervous because of all the negatively. However, my experience has been absolutely wonderful, with only one complaint. I am on my third pack and am having the best periods of my life.. Little cramps, no bloating, no mood swings, light flow, AMAZING! My mood overall has also been very positive. I'm muc ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
3/8/2011 5:03:34 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I was originally on Yaz for PMDD and then switched to Gianvi. So far, the only thing odd was the first 2 weeks- but then I adjusted fine. My placebo days were a bit rougher than on Yaz, but still were okay. I haven't had any bad side effects from switching to the generic as I feared. So, for me, Gianvi is working well enough.

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