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Condition: Birth Control
7/15/2011 2:22:04 PM

Reviewer: FlaGrl13, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I HATE this b/c. It is horrible, I've gained weight with it even though I workout 5 days a week and watch what I eat and I get horrible mood swings near my period. It's horrible, I get angered and moody so easily and its horrible because I can't even control it. I attempted this drug for 3 months now and I am already switching from it because it's negatives (weight gain and mood ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
7/6/2011 6:21:58 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I used to take Yaz but switched because of prices. Honestly, I enjoy Gianvi better than Yaz. I have lighter, shorter periods now. I have no complaints whatsoever about this medication. It really shows how medicines can affect people differently. You just have to find what works best for you. I recommend at least trying Gianvi and seeing if it works for you.

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

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