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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Lo Loestrin Fe oral.

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309 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Birth Control
8/4/2013 4:10:36 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Pros: No mood swings. No breast tenderness. Easy to use. Minimal cramping and light period. Cons: Extremely high blood pressure. Up 20 points for both numbers. I went from normal to Hypertension II in 3 months and it has dropped since getting off of it.

Condition: Birth Control
7/14/2013 6:09:49 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I started taking Lo Loestrin Fe 6 months ago and have had horrible side effects the entire time. What started as heavy bleeding 2 weeks per month intensified to include heart palpitations, severe anxiety and depression, and symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome. I called my doctor about it several times but got "don't worry, you'll adjust to it" responses each time. I had never had ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
7/7/2013 11:51:34 AM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have been on birth control for years taking Yaz. My doctor recomended to change to LoestrinFe because of all the bad media about Yaz. While taking the LoestrinFe I became depressed, moody, and bypolar. My fiance noticed that this emotional changes were about the same time as I started taking the pill. I did not get my the 4 or 5 months that I was on this pill. I changed doctors and she put me ba ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
6/23/2013 6:19:08 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Ive been on this BC for 8 months now.The first 2 months were great, very light periods lasting for about 3 days, no cramping or mood swings. After the 2nd month I noticed my moods are up and down, Im happy one second then pissed off the next. It makes me irritable and depressed. I have also gained a total of 12 lbs since I started and always feel tired. My sex drive is very low and Ive noticed tha ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
6/22/2013 9:27:08 PM

Reviewer: That girl, 13-18 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 have been on Lo loestrin fe for about a month and two weeks at first my emotions were a little crazy but now completely normal although i got my period the beginning of this month around June 4th bleed stopped bleeding came back for about 2 days went away and about a week and a half later I'm bleeding again just wish i didn't bleed so much.Also it has made my breasts get a tad bit larger ... Show Full Comment

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