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

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19 Total User Reviews

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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

Condition: Birth Control
5/16/2012 9:33:13 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have experienced a lot of bloating and stomach pain with this medication. I've experienced nausea and diarrhea, as well as sore breasts. It is also a very costly medication despite the fact that there is nothing particularly special about it other than having folic acid. I switched to a new medication a month after starting Safyral.

Condition: Birth Control
4/5/2012 1:56:10 PM

Reviewer: bella, 19-24 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 have been getting headaches for 6 days in a row. I am have mood swings and i bleed for 18 days with it. This medicine sucks and its raising my blood pressure up. im done taking it

Condition: Birth Control
3/30/2012 3:34:38 PM

Reviewer: 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:
Since starting this birth control, my self esteem has plummeted due to my weight gain. I always feel bloated and crave sweets, and have headaches from time to time. Finally, my sex drive isn't the same. I feel like a man with ED. However, my periods are not as heavy, but i'll take heavy periods any day to taking this birth control.

Condition: Birth Control
12/12/2011 6:49:35 PM

Reviewer: MissPretty34, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I began Safyral for the purposes of birth control. I have taken Safyral for 3 months,and I am making the decision to discontinue this due to issues with acne. My skin has gone from clear, to severely scarred with hyperpigmentation from the acne that has come an gone. I have seen 2 dermatologist, and after 4 prescriptions, it will temporarily clear up and new acne forms. The acne that forms is ... Show Full Comment

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