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Condition: Birth Control
4/29/2014 12:27:49 PM

Reviewer: ASB90, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I was placed on this medication for the following purposes: birth control, lighter periods, and acne. I have noticed positive improvements in my acne, which is a plus. Within the first month of being on this medication, I had my period for 13 days. It was relatively light, and I had no cramps so it wasn't a huge problem, but it was still an annoyance. I've noticed some water bloating s ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
4/27/2014 11:40:59 PM

Reviewer: Lharris939, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was on the medication for almost two months. Within the first few weeks I started bleeding. I bled on and off for forty-five days. I had bad headaches the first few weeks of treatment. I had horrible mood swings. I literally felt like I was losing my mind. I couldn't stop the emotions. I cried all the time. I finally had enough after these pills took a toll on my relationship. I have been of ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
4/26/2014 7:55:08 PM

Reviewer: Reviewer25, 19-24 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:
I would really recommend this medication to others. I have been taking this pill daily and regularly for a year. The only side effect I had was weight gain (~30 pounds), but other than that I did not have any serious side effects and have been very satisfied with it. I also liked that it gave me a very regular 2 day period every month that came exactly the same time. Unfortunately, the only down ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
4/4/2014 12:40:07 PM

Reviewer: babybear, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
This pill was great for everything except one thing. I had been on Loestrin for probably 2 years and I would always have 2 periods a month. It was like clock work, every other weekend, I would start a period. They would be light and only last 3-4 days but I was tired of having them so frequently so I went back on Beyaz and everything is back to normal

Condition: Birth Control
4/3/2014 10:48:33 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have only been on the pill for 2 months now, but it honestly hasn't been bad at all. The 2nd week I get spotting that lasts 3-4 days, but I figure this is my body getting use to the meds. It's not heavy enough to wear a pad, but I will wear a panty liner just in case. Then I obviously get the 4-day period (which is super light!) I do get the occasional mood swing and headache, but it has ... Show Full Comment

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