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Condition: Birth Control
1/22/2013 10:33:34 PM

Reviewer: patientadvice, 19-24 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:
I did not have a good experience with Lo Loestrin Fe. I had extreme tenderness and soreness in my boobs. The sore feeling was ALL the time and not just during my period. I switched to Junel Fe which is a similar generic verison that is great. The periods do last longer but are light and there were NO side effects. I would recommend to anyone starting on BC Junel Fe.

Condition: Birth Control
1/17/2013 4:54:28 AM

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: 2

Comment:
I started taking this pill about four months ago. Since then, i have had constant cramps. Every day I deal with cramping, not to mention the breakthrough bleeding. The second month, my period lasted 14 days. And this is the second month my period was completely skipped. Scary! I didn't notice any weight gain or loss, and I didn't get any acne at all. Those reasons alone are why I stay on t ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
1/12/2013 11:48:25 PM

Reviewer: KimberlyB92, 19-24 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 gave this pill five stars for Effectiveness and Ease of Use, because it did prevent pregnancy which was my main reason for taking it and it was simple to use. However, I gave the satisfaction one star, because the side effects I experienced were far too terrible to bear. It made my acne way worse, hardly gave me any period at all which worried me for a while since a period is usually a good indi ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
1/9/2013 10:59:40 AM

Reviewer: SaddySpot, 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've been on Lo Loestrin Fe for 6 months and just went off it to try to get pregnant. I've been on some form of oral birthcontrol for the last 14 years. This is my favorite one that I've been on so far, other than the cost, since there is no generic yet. I use the discount card, but it's still not cheap. The only side effects I can report are short light periods or skipped ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
1/2/2013 9:03:00 AM

Reviewer: Mandoos02, 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: 3

Comment:
I have been on LoLo for over a year now. I have been on a few different BC's and this one has been the best. Something to keep in mind is that that you are putting a drug into your body and your body will react in some way. So those of you who were hoping for a pill with no side effects at all will be dissapointed. Every body is different but what I experienced have been headaches, some moodin ... Show Full Comment

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