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

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Condition: Birth Control
2/22/2014 10:45:35 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have only been taking this pill for a week but so far I have no complaints. I have taken other pills which I vomited right back up as soon as they were taken. I have also been on the depo provera shot, which wasn't bad but did make me gain a little weight. So far the only side effects to generess is I am tired all the time. I do have some cramping but not worse than before I started it. I re ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
2/22/2014 2:24:32 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
This is an easy and affordable medication for birth control. The pills are chewable and taste minty. My only adverse reaction to this medication is swelling and bruising of my left knee and ankle with visible varicose veins to the point I had to stretch and exercise the leg so it wouldn't feel numb. This began a week and a half after taking Generess Fe and I am afraid there may be a blood clot ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
2/19/2014 7:10:18 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
This was the first birth control I've ever tried, and went through three months of it before my insurance wouldn't pay for it. At first all was well, it tastes minty so that was cool and it never made me nauseous or anything but my mood swings were ridiculous after the first month and a half. I hadn't really noticed I was being so emotional, I didn't think anything of it until my b ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
1/25/2014 4:27:42 PM

Reviewer: Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
The pill was easy to take and I had no problems with it other than the fact that I had breakthrough bleeding every month for 5 months. I eventually had to switch because it did not look like my body would adjust.

Condition: Birth Control
1/24/2014 3:39:35 PM

Reviewer: reb, 19-24 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:
I have been on this birth control for over a year now before I was on implanon and I gained a significant amount of weight the dr found out that my hormonal balance was way out of wack so they prescribed me with generess fe. I lost 12lbs in my first month without doing anything different my periods went from 13 days a month (while on implanon) to 4 days of lite bleeding. Unfortunately now thanks t ... Show Full Comment

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