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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Gianvi 28 oral.

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98 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Birth Control
2/28/2014 11:52:21 AM

Reviewer: jackiebkr, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I LOVE this drug. Before it I was on Yaz and before that I suffered from what I though was PMS super style but it was really PMDD. This drug calmed my hormones so I never experienced the level of crazy that I was so used to. In addition it cleared my acne, not somethine I was looking for but a bonus. My advice is to not take this unless you suffer from PMDD. Otherwise they might just make you horm ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
1/24/2014 12:14:52 AM

Reviewer: Chels, 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'm SO surprised that there are so many negative reviews. This is easily the best birth control available! I've been on Gianvi for about 16 months and haven't has a single issue. I started this bc at 8 weeks post-baby with bad hormonal acne and 10 lbs heavier than pre-baby weight. After the 3rd or 4th pack, I had a clear face and weighed 5 lbs less than before I got pregnant! I've ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
1/4/2014 3:11:27 AM

Reviewer: ls, 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:
The worst birth control pill, ever. While I was on gianvi I was constantly upset to the point where I thought I might have a conniption. My boyfriend and I fought day in and day out and I was screaming my lungs out for the littlest things. Gianvi made me bat-sh!t crazy. I switched after 3 months on it to Natazia which was MUCH better. On gianvi I was still bleeding heavily and it was just not wort ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
12/31/2013 1:48:45 PM

Reviewer: NoGianvi, 35-44 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 took this for a month and am stopping it because I had spotting the entire month, severe headaches and no sex drive. Also have started experiencing deep vein thrombosis - all these are side effects of this pill. Does not work for me.

Condition: Birth Control
12/10/2013 10:52:19 AM

Reviewer: meowmix27, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have been on Gianvi since YAZ had that big reacall a while back. (approx 2 years)I loved YAZ but was switched to this, the first 8-12 months worked great, however, I believe my body "got used" to the pill and it wasnt as effective over time. Into the 2nd year I was having breakthrough bleeding, spotting, and bizarre mood swings that would make me cry at the drop of a hat. I have been o ... Show Full Comment

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