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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Generess Fe Oral.

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329 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Birth Control
4/11/2014 12:21:36 PM

Reviewer: britt19, 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I hate this stuff. It has made me break out with acne terribly. I will try anything else but this. I have not had good experiences with hormonal birth control.

Condition: Birth Control
4/6/2014 6:23:45 PM

Reviewer: max, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I started taking generess April 2013 and it has been absolutely dreadful. I've had breakthrough bleeding almost every month. Periods are painful-I bleed two days after my brown pills were finish. I gained almost 4 pounds (I work out 6 days per week 1.45-2hrs per day-burn anywhere from 1800 calories to 2500 -no joke) intake under 1200 calories or less per day so I know that I do know have poor ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
3/19/2014 10:49:03 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
First week I took it I felt nausea in the morning sometimes which I expected while my body was getting used to it and after a while that went away. Spotted for the first two weeks as well but by the third week it was gone. I felt moody and very anxious on this pill and more depressed than usual. I also broke out on this pill, I usually get one pimple now and then but on this I constantly have a bu ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
3/13/2014 10:12:25 AM

Reviewer: Des, 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 started Nexplanon implant last valentines day, well a year later I got severe migraines with auras, but my period also never stopped. So my doctor recomended I was on a pill too. After I started it I lost the period and everything felt great. Well she took me off the pill and they all started again. I got my nexplanon out about 2-3 weeks ago and she has had me on Generess FE since due to my lo ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
3/10/2014 7:00:22 PM

Reviewer: JJC18, 13-18 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Pros: got rid of my acne, no weight gain, 2 day periods, minty taste, easy to take, never had a pregnancy scare, cheap ($25, but i wanna switch to a generic brand to pay less,but this one doesn't have a generic brand...). Cons: VERYYY irritable, pissy all the time (i get mad at the littlest things), i think my hair falls out more (not sure...), i have headaches a lot (idk if its caused by the ... Show Full Comment

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