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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
8/13/2014 6:06:02 PM

Reviewer: KateRN, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I just recently stopped taking this pill in hopes of a pregnancy. This pill was my favorite by far. I took this drug for 3 years and I never had any problems. I suffered from migraines and this birth control helped tremendously. I never had periods. I would spot maybe 2 or 3 times a year which was GREAT! The only downside of this pill was I gained about 10lbs weight- however, it wasn't sudden ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
8/2/2014 10:22:40 PM

Reviewer: don't want to be No baby mama, 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: 3

Comment:
I was on this pill for a year. The first three months I had a lot of spotting every other week but once my body adjusted it was a pretty regular period. I would break out right before might period started but it was manageable. No cramps and my periods were les than one day with a little spotting for two more days. I did gain around ten lbs right from the start abd wad never able to lose it. Felt ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
7/31/2014 12:41:31 AM

Reviewer: Christy, 13-18 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 am almost done with my first pack (2 brown pills left) and I am COMPLETELY satisfied with these pills! I am 18 and use them for birth control. This is my first time using and I was terrified of pills because I thought I would become fat and be irritable and lower my sex drive which would defeat the purpose of the pill for me. I am still the same person, I am still the same weight too. The only t ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
7/29/2014 5:27:43 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have taken Lo loestrin fe for 3 years. After the third month I have not experienced a period nor cramps. Mood is stable. Libido went down a little. Weight unchanged. No acne. No headaches. I'm overall satisfied, is the only birth control pill that works for me.

Condition: Birth Control
7/7/2014 1:44:37 PM

Reviewer: looestrin, 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I experienced major depression, anger, and suicide thoughts while on this medicine. I never thought a pill could make me feel that way, but I got off of it and within 4 days I felt like myself again. The mood swings were very severe. I gained weight and decreased libido was a major factor as well. If you are feeling depressed, PLEASE get off this medicine. You will feel so much better.

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