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Condition: Birth Control
5/20/2013 5:43:50 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 had pretty severe problems with PMDD that consist of mood swings, anger, weight gain, feelings of depression, sadness, and breast tenderness. I started taking this pill about 5 weeks ago and I have had great results so far. I've lost about 7 pounds and finally feel like I've found a pill that doesnt make my hormones go bananas! High estrogen levels run in my family, so this pill see ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
5/1/2013 9:51:38 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I started taking this pill a few months before I got married. At first I loved it; had a little nausea the first few weeks, but after that no complaints. It was effective in preventing pregnancy and gave me very light/no period at all. About 7 months in, I started getting breakthrough bleeding fairly consistently. My doctor suggested trying a higher hormone pill. I was sad to have to swit ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
4/20/2013 6:09:34 PM

Reviewer: Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was on Lo Loestrin Fe for about a total of 9 months. Prior to this I never had an irregular cycle and never missed a period, even when taking other birth control pills. The first few months on Lo Loestrin Fe (about 5 months) I spotted and had a period that lasted for about 4 days. Then for the next 2 months I stopped spotting and had a period that again lasted for about 4 days. The last 2 months ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
4/18/2013 9:28:29 PM

Reviewer: kew0086, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Lo Loestrin FE was by far the better of the pills i had taken. I had zero periods and no weight gain or mood swings. The issue came about 1 yr and 1/2 into taking it....I have noticed that for me on each of the kinds of bc pills i tried over the years this is when I had issues with all of them. It completing destroyed by sex drive. My oBGYN said the same thing happened to her while taking bc p ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
4/12/2013 11:54:29 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have been on it for exactly a month. I started pack number two today. So far good since I haven't had a period yet! I did have some spotting for about a week. But I have been extremely moody. I have been easily aggravated for the last two weeks or so and it's taking a toll on my relationship. So I'm not sure if I should give the medicine some time to work in my body or stop now.

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