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Condition: Birth Control
4/4/2014 11:11:22 PM

Reviewer: taylor, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
worst ever..Also was switched from aviane, taking over 1 1/2yrs.. Horrible side effects sudden severe Mirgrains, depressing thoughts, wt gain, random crying spells, jaundice look to skin color, dark urine. stopped taking trying new pill next wk!!!

Condition: Birth Control
3/13/2014 9:58:08 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Ive been taking Orsythia for about a year. No weight gain or mood swings. It took away my cramping but I still get acne before my period. My biggest complaint is that my periods are very, very, light and brown in color. Im hoping thats not affecting my fertility later.

Condition: Birth Control
3/4/2014 12:25:52 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I was very nervous about going on the pill due to the side effects I've read about. The first few months were rough... My mood swings were out of control. I've been on this pill for 9 months now, and I don't notice any side effects. No weight gain, no nausea, no moodiness, and most importantly-- no pregnancy. I still have light cramps, but go away with ibuprofen. My only complaint i ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
2/17/2014 7:08:57 PM

Reviewer: Toothfairy, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This is the worst BC I have ever taken, I took birth control before and after having a child my dr prescribed this one. I have been taking it for 3 months at first I noticed mood swings but the longer I take it I am constantly tired and worst of all nauseous, which has gotten to the point of vomiting daily within hours of takin this pill. I take it at night as it is but it's not enough, I have ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
2/6/2014 10:55:27 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Just want to point out: Everyone is different and BC affects everyone differently. My colleges doctor recommended me take Orsythia because it was the same dosage as my other one but cheaper. When I started taking it, nothing seemed different; period came on time, acne seemed to go away, and I wasn't gaining weight (which is my big concern). But after a few months, I gained 20 pounds (originall ... Show Full Comment

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