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Condition: Birth Control
2/1/2012 12:31:03 PM

Reviewer: bballbabe, 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: 1

Comment:
This was my first birth control experience, started when I was 21. My periods in the past have been nightmares, acne breakouts, extreme cramping to where I would just camp out by the "porcelain throne" for an entire day throwing up and taking the maximum dosage of Advil allowed, and a full 7-days of bleeding. The first 2 months I was on Loestrin I had a constant period, which was extreme ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
1/29/2012 11:06:29 PM

Reviewer: madaboutpills, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
So i have just started using Lo for ONLY one week and I've already experience "sever" side effects such as; All day headaches, wanting to vomit all the time, and also a lot of irregular bleeding after actual period being over. Not a happy camper, I've taken quite a few different birth control before and its never been as bad as this one in particular. I DO NOT RECOMMEND!

Condition: Birth Control
1/26/2012 9:41:54 PM

Reviewer: pissedoffCollegechick, 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Okay so I am on about my third week of taking this pill and its absolutely annoying the hell out of me. I started it the day I got my period and my period lasted forever. I usually have periods to last about 4-5 days. It last nine and I have been spotting like nobody's business. I cant live a normal day becasue Im nervous Im going to start bleeding through my clothes. I know that is a side eff ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
1/26/2012 7:50:24 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:

Condition: Birth Control
1/5/2012 4:06:40 PM

Reviewer: UKFAN2210, 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:
Taken Lo-Loestrin FE for a full 2 months and am switching to Cryselle (generic for Lo-Ovral). While on it I was very nervous, easily irritated, migranes everyday, crazy spotting, couldn't sleep through the night and my heart felt like it was on crack speed racing. I'm usually a very mellow/happy person... I wanted to do a full 3 months review to hopefully see progress but had to switch! Al ... Show Full Comment

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