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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Lo Loestrin Fe Oral.

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Condition: Birth Control
4/27/2012 3:04:31 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have been taking it for abotu a year now. At first, it induced migranes around the 2 week of a pack. I stopped taking the blue and white placebo pills though and I haven't had a migrane in a few packs. Like others, I have experienced irritability at the same time every month and have missed many periods.

Condition: Birth Control
4/24/2012 10:03:36 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Since i have started taking this medication I have been extremly depressed,angry,short tempered, helpless and downright blah. My MD prescribed this to me say its a low dosage and that i should have any side effects. Well, my PMS has been worse and I feel like I want to jump off the roof. Im going to call my doctor because I dont think im supposed to be feeling this way.

Condition: Birth Control
4/23/2012 8:33:20 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I started this BC pill on the first day of my period. I spotted through the month which is very annoying. I never had this problem with other BC pills. I was in a extreme foul mood for about 3 weeks, my breasts hurt like hell and have acne like a teenager on top of gaining weight. My period came on time with the first pack but now I haven't have one, which freaks me out wondering if I am pregn ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
4/20/2012 4:50:48 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I began taking this pill 2 1/2 months ago on the first day of my period. My periods are usually 24-26 days apart, last 3-4 days and are not heavy, but I haven't had one since I started taking this pill. When I nearing the end of the 1st pack, I had a normal amount of cramping and thought my period was starting, but it never did. At the end of the 2nd pack I had more cramping and a tiny bit o ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
4/15/2012 9:27:02 AM

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: 2

Comment:
everyones body responds to BC differently but I thought I would share my story because over the past 2 1/2 months I have read this forum looking for answers as to why I was acting so crazy on this BC! So here it goes I started taking lo loestrin fe and after three Weeks ended up in the er with a severe bladder infection was told there was no connection to the BC causing this but when I seen my do ... Show Full Comment

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