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Condition: Birth Control
3/6/2011 11:16:29 PM

Reviewer: no2gianvi, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
i have been taking the pill for 2 months now. since beginning Gianvi I have become severely moody, irratable, nausea, fatigued, and completely lost my sex drive. I also suffered from severe shortness of breath and dizziness. DO NOT TAKE THIS DRUG. I took YAZ for almost a year with no problems. This drug has me halluciating on a regular basis. I have stopped using the pill and do not recommend it f ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
1/22/2011 4:32:03 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I had been on Yasmin for years and then was put on Yaz for my PMDD symptoms and loved it! However just recently (2 to 3 months) I have been given the generic brand (Gianvi) and I definitely noticed a change. I have ZERO sex drive, am constantly bloated, and my indigestion that I struggle with has got increasingly worse! I loved Yaz and was excited when they started making a cheaper, generic for ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
1/21/2011 2:46:00 PM

Reviewer: laura, 25-34 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 have been taking Gianvi in place of Yaz for months now and have had no side effects. I found it to be equally effective and I'm as satisfied with it as I was with Yaz. The price difference makes it even better! I didn't have problems with PMS or PMDD before switching, so I don't have any reports on how it helps with PMDD (or doesn't).

Condition: Birth Control
1/4/2011 4:23:31 AM

Reviewer: Zanna, 13-18 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Do not take this pill. It made me sicker than hell, ive been more irritable than i've ever been, and have been having axiety attacks that nearly put me in the hospital. I was on yaz for a year and a half and switched because of price. Trust me - the extra money is worth yaz.

Condition: Birth Control
11/23/2010 11:10:20 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
DO NOT TAKE THIS. I was on yaz for 2 years, and did fine, minus the final withdrawal. but this drug, by day 2 turned me into a mental case. COMPLETELY PSYCHOTICLY DEPRESSED, it's made me feel like life is nothing, and my boyfriend and i constantly fight and i'm this insecure, negative nutcase. this is a very bad birth control pill, and it does not have the same ingredient to combat PMDD. I ... Show Full Comment

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