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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Safyral oral.

Overall User Ratings

18 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Birth Control
10/6/2013 4:32:25 PM

Reviewer: sweetsara, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have not enjoyed taking this BC pill and agree with the other users that are dissatisfied. After switching from a low estrogen pill this made me gain weight, be more irritable, and sex drive has been lower .

Condition: Birth Control
3/19/2013 8:46:29 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been on this pill for 6 months. Felt great for first several months. I was worried about gaining weight but exercise regularly and didn't think I would have any problems. Have been on many BC pills in past with no weight gain. In the beginning my breasts increased in size and were tender about a week before my period. Now after my 6 month on this pill I am seriously considering stopping ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
3/13/2013 2:00:17 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I am a first time Safyral user and I am thinking about stopping. I am now on day 14 of my period. My doctor says it's normal, but I don't feel that it is! This is crazy!!!

Condition: Birth Control
3/12/2013 10:43:02 AM

Reviewer: swtjen01, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I hate to rate a birth control after only after a little over two weeks of taking it but I thought it might help someone else. I had to stop taking it because of SEVERE ACNE. I had acne in my teens and twenties and had to take Accutane twice. Since then I have not had very much acne at all. As soon as I started this pill my face started breaking out and not little pimples. These were huge cys ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
7/6/2012 3:21:15 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This medicine has served as a great birth control/contraceptive but has been absolutely terrible otherwise. I just finished my 4th month on this pills and have finally realized that the severe mood swings (crying spells) and bad headaches throughout the month are NOT worth it. I have been on 2 other birth control pills and neither one of them made me feel like I was literally going crazy. I will b ... Show Full Comment

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