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Condition: Birth Control
3/5/2012 9:40:13 PM

Reviewer: LD, 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: 4

Comment:
Used to take this when I had a boyfriend. Side effects: breast tenderness, moodiness (slight), light periods (yes!). Price was too high so I'm switching to LoEstrin24 FE..

Condition: Birth Control
3/4/2012 6:45:04 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I WILL BE REPORTING THIS DRUG TO THE FDA!!! Basically, I have had the following side effects within these past 3 weeks of starting the pill: morning sickness, breast tenderness, bloating, bleeding for 2 weeks, PMS-like symtpoms. Within the past 3 days I have had rage/anger, depression, weakness/fatigue, and some tingling in my fingers and toes. I have taken Orth Tri-cyclin in the past for ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
3/2/2012 8:38:27 AM

Reviewer: ahall, 35-44 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 switched to the Lo Loestrin FE from another birth control pill. As I've been taking a birth control pill for years, I needed to switch as I was spotting too much. I don't have trouble on remembering to take it every day at the same time. I take it at 9 p.m. and noticed that during the first month I was terribly nauseous in the morning and I didn't have my period at all which made me ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
2/17/2012 8:29:21 PM

Reviewer: smoothsailing91, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I am normally a very emotionally stable person and have confidence and very motivational (I am a Health Coach by profession). This medicine has made me depressed, feeling lost and having no purpose. I have had 3 emotional breakdowns and i cry at the drop of a hat for no reason. I felt like i wanted to crawl in a hole and not come out. It has awful mood swing side effects and has made me an emotion ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
2/1/2012 12:31:03 PM

Reviewer: bballbabe, 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: 1

Comment:
This was my first birth control experience, started when I was 21. My periods in the past have been nightmares, acne breakouts, extreme cramping to where I would just camp out by the "porcelain throne" for an entire day throwing up and taking the maximum dosage of Advil allowed, and a full 7-days of bleeding. The first 2 months I was on Loestrin I had a constant period, which was extreme ... Show Full Comment

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