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Condition: Birth Control
6/22/2014 11:03:51 PM

Reviewer: rrocks15 , 19-24 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I did not get any pregnancy scares from this and my period was quite light and manageable and timely. I always knew when I was getting it. However, as a student taking it in college, it caused me WAY more stress than it needed to. I am a total gym rat and health freak and I gain SO much water weight on Generess Fe. I had awful mood swings, straight up depression for the first couple months, and fe ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
5/30/2014 10:18:04 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I just started taking this birth control a week ago, so I am still adjusting. I swtiched from Lo Loestrin Fe because I was having heavy spotting between periods. So far, I have been pretty tired and moody. It's nothing I can't handle, but a little annoying when I go from happy to suddenly pissed off in two seconds. The pills themselves are pretty cool; they're like little breath mints ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
4/27/2014 3:50:39 PM

Reviewer: ShannonXXXXX, 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: 5

Comment:
I LOVE this birth control! I've been on it for almost a year. The first month or two my appetite shot up, and I gained a little weight. But after that first month or two my body finally got used to it, and my appetite went back to normal, and weight went down again. Other than that there were no side affects! And it's done its job in preventing pregnancy! A+ ALSO, it's nice that it' ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
4/22/2014 6:09:10 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: 5

Comment:
This was the first pill I was ever put on, and upon trying a cheaper option after about 18 months of use I immediately switched back. The only real side effects I ever had were headaches for the first month or so and consistently heightened emotions around that time of the month, but those are all to be expected and pretty manageable. Other than that my cycle has been very predictable and pretty l ... Show Full Comment

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.

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