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Condition: Birth Control
2/19/2011 10:24:38 PM

Reviewer: Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
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Condition: Birth Control
5/23/2011 2:04:57 PM

Reviewer: 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 begun taking this birth control almost immediatley my face began to break out severly, i stopped having a period. Did not gain any weight at all but really started to feel very self concious. So I switched pills.

Condition: Birth Control
6/13/2011 4:30:58 PM

Reviewer: krisann1, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I only took this for a few days and I had to stop because it made my lower legs and ankles swell up so badly that I couldn't take it! I am a thin woman, and my ankles were so swollen you couldn't even see my ankle bones! My calves were so swollen that I looked like I had gained 20 pounds overnight. The swelling caused a strong sensation of pressure and pain. It was almost like having a ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
6/10/2011 11:28:14 PM

Reviewer: kmcp123, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I've only been on this for a few days but I have had severe swelling in my ankles and calves and it hurts! I am a pretty thin woman and you can't even see my ankle bones. The pressure from the swelling is painful and it looks disgusting. This happens with almost every pill I try. I am fed up and am going to try the copper IUD since it has no hormones.

Condition: Birth Control
6/10/2011 6:06:09 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: 5

Comment:
I went on this birth control after my IUD started falling out. I loved my IUD and I was really sad to have to get back on "normal" birth control. My doctor recommended this because of the low hormones. I have been taking it for a month and so far so good. I did notice some spotting, but nothing horrible. The only thing that I am having trouble with is remembering to take it the same time ... Show Full Comment

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