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Condition: Birth Control
7/10/2013 1:01:36 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Great birth control. Cut down on my moodiness, cramps, and shortened my period from 5-7 days to 3-5 days. Had no weight gain or side effects.

Condition: Birth Control
5/8/2013 3:50:47 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I would not recommend this drug to anyone. I was on Yaz for three years and completely happy. Since switching to Gianvi I have started getting horrific cramps like I used to prior to going on birth control and I feel like Sybil. My irritabilty scale is through the roof and simultaneously I can cry at the drop of a dime. It honestly makes you feel like you're going crazy.

Condition: Birth Control
4/10/2013 4:17:38 PM

Reviewer: Medina, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have been on this birth control for two years about. It is absolutely wonderful. I still have some acne but it has overall cleared up. My mood swings have gone down dramatically. PMS is gone. My period use to be a flood and last for a whole week. Now it is only about 3-5 days and is light. I love this birth control.

Condition: Birth Control
11/13/2012 10:07:50 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have taken Gianvi for 2 months and I'm switching immediately. I have had an increased appetite with major cravings which has led to weight gain, mood changes and extreme fatigue. The only pro to this pill is increased cup size but it isn't worth it. I would not recommend this pill to anyone.

Condition: Birth Control
10/22/2012 11:27:18 AM

Reviewer: BadDrug, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
OMG I switched from Nuvaring to this and let me tell you the past 2 weeks I have been on this pill has been hell. I am so exhausted I literally can't function. I am having heart palpitations and my asthma is flaring up. The whole reason I switched was because I had this horrid sneaky weight gain on the ring that wouldn't come off regardless of diet and exercise. I am scared to drive to wor ... Show Full Comment

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