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Condition: Birth Control
11/8/2011 12:38:47 PM

Reviewer: kissykissypoo, 13-18 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been on giavani for about 6 months. i started my period it lasted 4 days like normal. then 2 days after i stopped i started spotting again. i thought i was pregnant, but took to tests, negative. i have been spotting for almost 3 weeks now. going to the dr today to get it changed.

Condition: Birth Control
11/3/2011 4:45:34 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: 4

Comment:
I was on Yaz then Gianvi. I have not had major problems with either. No moodiness, no noticable weight gain, mild acne around period, REALLY short and light periods. I was previously on ortho-tricyclen though and felt very emotionally unstable on that. I have just been switched again to the new Yaz generic, Loryna and am concerned about what I have read so far. Guess I will wait and see...

Condition: Birth Control
10/21/2011 1:49:55 PM

Reviewer: Jessica , 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:
My doctor's office switched me to this brand after being on YAZ for 2.5 years. It was awful I have never had a birth control that made me that moody and my periods were as if I wasn't even on birth control very painful!... I finally stopped taking it after 2 months and since then my periods have been all screwy, I have been off and on birth control for 11 years and have never had a reacti ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
10/17/2011 9:59:26 AM

Reviewer: Bee, 25-34 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 for about 3 months and my last and final pill is tomorrow. I can’t take it anymore. The breast pain alone is off the charts, I have to sleep with a bra on the pain is so bad. When I started this my acne was nuts! I never had acne before, especially on YAZ, my skin was flawless…not on this. To boot, instead of getting periods I get diarrhea for a week, I can barely eat and have ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
10/4/2011 6:57:03 PM

Reviewer: rainbowhippie89, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was on Yaz for two years and it was WONDERFUL! I decided to take Gianvi for one month because the insurance went up and I didn't have $50 for it. BAD MISTAKE! I had break through bleeding, terrible cramps, a period that last 8days!!!! And worst of all, my acne was DISGUSTING! Never again! I went right back to Yaz. Still some break through bleeding from hormones getting back to normal. But, m ... Show Full Comment

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