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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Emoquette oral.

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Condition: Birth Control
12/15/2013 4:37:07 AM

Reviewer: catalina766, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
This drug definitely has its pros and cons... I originally went on the pill to help treat my acne and when I first started my acne did not improve. As a matter of fact, it got much worse. However, after a little research I found that this was a common side effect of many birth controls because it takes the body a few months to adjust to the changing hormone levels. I am now finishing my third pack ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
11/18/2013 8:51:04 PM

Reviewer: NotSoBad, 13-18 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I don't know what everyone else is complaining about, this pill isn't so bad. I'm an 18y/o non-smoker, and I just finished my first pack of Emoquette, and although the start was a little rocky (I've never taken bc before), I'm doing much better now. In the beginning, I became irritable and tired occasionally (this was bad for the first three or four days) and my depression cam ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
10/24/2013 6:56:21 PM

Reviewer: Ashley, 13-18 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Depression....a lot.

Condition: Birth Control
10/16/2013 6:33:28 PM

Reviewer: Jenn, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
The pharmacy switched me from Reclipsen to Emoquette without my or my Doctor's notification or approval. After the first 2 weeks on Emoquette I had chest pains, dizziness, nausea. It got so bad I went to the E.R. thinking I was having a heart attack. The drug also gives me headaches. It seems some packets are 'ok', the side effects are milder. The current pack I am on wears me out with ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
8/21/2013 3:03:37 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was on Alesse for about 8 months without an problems then I slowly started gaining weight and began to experience acne so I was put on Emoquette. Horrible! After only 4 days of taking it I noticed a huge emotional difference. I began to be short tempered, very irritable, isolate myself and began with depression. I stuck it out for 3 weeks but couldn't handle it anymore so I switched to somet ... Show Full Comment

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