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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
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

Condition: Birth Control
1/21/2014 12:33:43 PM

Reviewer: Jasmine95, 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: 5

Comment:
I'm 18 and I started taking this when I was turning 17. The beginning, I was moody and irritated easily. But it does help you not get pregnant. Everyone's body is different. I'm 5'. 105 pounds. I didn't gain any weight. I weighted 108 when I started taking it. But I feel like I gained a little on my face (chubbier) but it's genetics too. I love this pill. I'm glad my do ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
1/6/2014 3:03:39 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I had many bad side effects from being on generes for 2 years. Weight gain, acne, spotting, acid reflux, other GI issues, moodiness, hair loss... Now that I have stopped taking it for 2 months all of these side effects have gone away, however I immediately began having problems with anxiety and depression that I have never had before. I am seeing a natropath to get my body back on track and will ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
12/30/2013 2:03:11 PM

Reviewer: Lisa75, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
The good news about this pill is it made my periods light and short when I was used to pretty heavy periods. The bad news is it made my hair break off!! I had switched pills from Yasmin to Generess Fe but experienced so much breakage/hair loss that I switched back to Yasmin. Of course everyone reacts to hormones differently but thought I'd share my experience!

Condition: Birth Control
12/30/2013 12:18:58 PM

Reviewer: mfw1221, 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:
First of all, let me start out by saying if you got pregnant on this birth control within the 1st and 2nd month of using, that is your fault. On the label it states it's not effective until after a complete month of use so use a backup method. I have been on generess for over a year now and I LOVE it. No weight gain, no side effects, no extra bleeding except sore breasts before my period. I di ... Show Full Comment

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