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Condition: Birth Control
3/25/2012 10:29:28 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 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:
i have been taking this birth control for almost 2 years now. the only issue i have with it is headaches. i was on YAZ before since i was about 19 [now 23] and i cant really tell much of a difference. i had no idea how many woman had issues with it because i never really had a problem. over all it has worked very well for me. i was off and on it for a few months in the fall because of insurance is ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
3/21/2012 8:28:21 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 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:
Every woman's body is different and the only advice I can give to women seeking a birth control pill is to just talk with you doctor about any personal health issues you may have. Usually talking with your doctor helps, and it's easy to switch your pill and even your method of birth control if pills are not a convenient method. I took yaz for a few months and have been on Gianvi for about ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
2/23/2012 9:40:23 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been on this birth control for about 2 months now. I absolutely HATE IT. Before Gianvi I was on Beyaz with no problems at all. Ever since Gianvi I have been extremely moody, mean, emotional (I could cry over anything in a split second), with headaches, weight gain, depression, and a feeling as if I was getting blood clots. Its horrible. And I have never fought more with my boyfriend than in ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
2/22/2012 12:44:07 AM

Reviewer: Gailileo, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Please think twice before using this drug. I was 38 and had NO risk factors, but within 4 months of being on this medication I developed blood clots in both lungs. I had been on other oral birth control pills for 17 years and never had any problem. My doctor felt it was probably wholly due to Giavni. I would urge anyone thinking about it to consider another type of birth control pill.

Condition: Birth Control
1/26/2012 2:04:37 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
When first taking this drug, I was a bit nervous after having read so many negative reviews. Needless to say, this birth control has actually worked wonderfully for me thus far and I am going on my third month of use. I did experience some severe nausea and cramping---One evening during the first month and for another evening in the second month---and occasionally my appetite goes from non-exist ... Show Full Comment

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