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Condition: Birth Control
4/26/2011 8:02:09 PM

Reviewer: bb, 19-24 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 first want to say that I read a bunch of reviews before starting Gianvi and became extremely nervous because of all the negatively. However, my experience has been absolutely wonderful, with only one complaint. I am on my third pack and am having the best periods of my life.. Little cramps, no bloating, no mood swings, light flow, AMAZING! My mood overall has also been very positive. I'm muc ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
3/8/2011 5:03:34 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I was originally on Yaz for PMDD and then switched to Gianvi. So far, the only thing odd was the first 2 weeks- but then I adjusted fine. My placebo days were a bit rougher than on Yaz, but still were okay. I haven't had any bad side effects from switching to the generic as I feared. So, for me, Gianvi is working well enough.

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).

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