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Condition: Birth Control
1/21/2015 1:54:17 PM

Reviewer: 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:
This was my first form of oral birth control, I was on it for about 2 years and I had absolutely no problems with it. My periods were super regular and shorter than before I was on the pill. Still a little cramping, which is expected, and I still had some acne but not enough for me to complain about it. Unfortunately my insurance no longer covers this brand and is making me take a generic brand, I ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
10/28/2014 2:43:17 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been on this pill for 11 days and it has been the worst. I took the first pill the first day of my period and I am still spotting 11 days later when my period usually lasts about 4. It also gave me extreme cramping and made my attitude 1000 times worse than it was before. I have noticed a decrease in sex drive and a lack of interest during sexual intercourse.

Condition: Birth Control
9/8/2014 6:12:01 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
The only symptom I really had was spotting almost everyday which was annoying. However I did like that the pills are chewable. I only stayed on it for four months, however, because my insurance doesn't cover this brand but does others. If my insurance started covering it, though I'd probably go back on it as long as the spotting problem went away after a few months

Condition: Birth Control
7/29/2014 2:46:05 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I am a recently married 29 year old, female, who has never taken birth control before Generess FE. Almost four months into it, I have mixed feelings. I have occasional abdominal cramps, bleeding and spotting. Before Generess FE, I had normal periods once a month that lasted 5 days or so. However, my cramps very painful. In the four months I have taken the pill, I have lost almost 20 pounds (wh ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
7/25/2014 1:30:36 PM

Reviewer: 2yrsBabyFree, 25-34 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'm a 25yo female that has been taking Generess Fe since May 2012. The first 3 months of being on the pill caused moderate nausea around the evening time that lasted about an hour. I take my pill every day at noon so I'm not sure if that has anything to do with it along with my body adjusting to ingesting it. The pill has been very effective for my purpose of taking it (no pregnancies in 2 ... Show Full Comment

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