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Condition: Birth Control
9/13/2012 12:39:54 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: 5

Comment:
I have been taking this for 5 weeks. I was apprehensive because when I had taken birth control before, I gained about 10 pounds. I told my doctor my concerns and she prescribed me Lo Loestrin and I have actually lost weight! I will keep taking it because the only complaints I have is a little joint pain which I looked up and turns out it is a side effect and I had some spotting when I first starte ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
12/28/2012 1:55:09 PM

Reviewer: KVJ, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I began taking this pill after taking the mini pill while breast feeding. The first couple of months were great, however, about the 3 month I began to notice I was beginning to have mood swings, hot flashes, and irritability. These are things I've never experienced while taking bc. The last two months of taking this pill, I have not had a period. I'm not one who likes not having a period ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
12/18/2012 12:25:54 PM

Reviewer: alydar, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I was given a prescription for Lo Loestrin Fe and three free sample packs by my GYN. I've had a mostly positive experience with it; no weight gain (maybe even a little weight loss!), no significant mood changes (maybe a little more emotional than usual, but nothing as bad as with some other pills I've taken). The only thing I really didn't like was the breakthrough bleeding. I didn& ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
12/18/2012 12:20:22 PM

Reviewer: Carolinaa, 13-18 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
The day after i took it for the 1st time ever i woke up with a rash on my face and swollen eyes and lips. My hair is falling out and had the worst period cramps of my life. I defiantly to not recommend it.

Condition: Birth Control
10/25/2012 8:31:43 AM

Reviewer: MM1255, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I gave this 3 stars of satisfacation because as a form of BC it has worked well. I started taking Lo Lo estrin FE 3 months ago. The first month was torture. I felt sick everyday (which is to be expected) I also had some breakouts which were not a big deal. The second & now I'm on my third month have been just acne left & right! I'm switching because I am someone who NEVER had acne. ... Show Full Comment

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