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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
8/14/2012 2:56:17 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: 1

Comment:
Before taking Lo Loestrin, I was on Tri-Sprintec for over a year with few problems. Then my doctor switched me over to a lower hormone pill. This pill is awful. I tried to stick it out for 4 months to see if my body would get used to it and symptoms would go away, but they have only gotten worse with time. I haven't had a period since I started taking it, my breasts have been so sore it makes ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
7/12/2012 7:57:37 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I started this medication on the first day of my period, and so far, the spotting still has not stopped. Other than that, I have no side affects, other than slight increase of hunger at times, and a bit of tiredness occasionally. As far as mood swings go, I feel that this medication has actually stablized me, emotionally, and I feel more level-headed since taking lo loestrin. Will review again ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
7/11/2012 11:09:42 PM

Reviewer: alkerr, 25-34 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 am currently in my first month of this medication, I am starting to wonder if some of the issues I am experiencing are related to this pill, based on some of the comments on here I am thinking that I may need to discontinue this BC. I have been very moody, easily frusterated, can not concentrate at work, and have had several days where I just want to sleep. Will be call DR tomorrow to see if I c ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
7/9/2012 10:50:38 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This is my first and last month with this pill. After 10 days I got on WebMD to do some research and read review cause I was spotting, the spotting lasted for about a week and then the feeling of nausea and that lasted until I finished the pack. I didn’t get my period while taking this pill so I end up taking a pregnancy test just to be sure (no period and feeling nauseated = pregnancy to me). Any ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
7/7/2012 4:52:15 PM

Reviewer: ErinE1800, 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'm just finishing my first month on Loloestrin Fe (after almost five years on Yasmin / Ocella), and I love it! My (mild) acne has completely cleared up, no other side effects to speak of, and my period started right on time and is super light (although I've had a bit more cramping than I did with the Ocella). I have several friends who've tried this pill but stopped taking it because ... Show Full Comment

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