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Condition: Birth Control
7/28/2015 5:35:34 PM

Reviewer: hcar96, 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:
I took this pill for two years. It was okay but gave me pretty severe mood swings. My Obgyn doctor switched me to a lower estrogen pill called lo loestrin fe so I'm hoping that my mood swings will end.

Condition: Birth Control
3/23/2015 2:33:27 AM

Reviewer: Slzr14, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
My insurance recently stopped covering this pill and I am very sad to have to switch. My periods while on the pill were EXTREMELY light and only lasted 3 days (basically heaven) worked as a great contraceptive. I did realize an increase in headaches and migraines, as well as a decrease in sex drive. My skin was a bit more oily than usual but no terrible break outs. I'm really going to miss thi ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
1/6/2015 11:25:19 PM

Reviewer: Jd520, 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: 4

Comment:
I have been on this for 3 years and have absolutely loved it! I never had any of the adverse side effects that's others have experienced. I am now switching however the problems that I have developed include nausea, upset stomach and heavy periods that start on Thursday and last till Sunday (previously they started Tuesday till Friday and were super light) I think it's just my body needing ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
9/21/2014 11:01:00 PM

Reviewer: Bethany, 25-34 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 was concerned about starting Safyral after reading some of the reviews here, but have been pleasantly surprised by how easy my transition onto it has been. I was not on any contraceptive previously, and when I started my Safyral regimen my ONLY side effect was very light spotting for the first month. Not only did I escape mood swings, weight gain, acne, nausea, etc., but my usual menstrual sympt ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
7/13/2014 4:37:28 AM

Reviewer: sherbear, 13-18 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Contrary to what most of these reviews say, my use of Safryal has been satisfactory. My periods are lighter and last about 6 days, I'm no moodier than normal, and I have not noticed any side effects. However, I did gain a few pounds but nothing too drastic.

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