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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.

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

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