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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Orsythia Oral.

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29 Total User Reviews

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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

Condition: Birth Control
1/17/2014 2:17:31 PM

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: 2

Comment:
I started using orsynthia 3 months ago. I really want this birth control to work for me because my sex drive hasn't decreased but after I started using it I began loosing hair. Currently, I can tell my hair has gotten thinner and it continues to just fall out. Im also having moderate hormonal acne, as in constantly 10 or more pimples on my face. I have also become more moody. Its one of the fi ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
1/16/2014 3:43:30 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Like other users, I was taking Aviane and my drugstore stopped carrying it so I had to start on Orsythia a few months ago. I'm not happy with it because my acne has gotten worse and my cramps seem to get worse every month during my period. The only good thing is it seems to be effective at protection. I've been on many other brands so I will have to try something else.

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