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Condition: Birth Control
8/25/2015 9:18:16 AM

Reviewer: kanh9311, 19-24 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:
Couldn't agree more with some of these reviews. I was prescribed a lower dosage hormone BC to help with mood swings, and took this generic BC, and my mood swings and PMS are worse then ever, even when its not period, along with cramping, and nausea all of the time... not to mention the worst of it all, bleeding all of the time, my period never comes on the day my placebo pill starts, and its a ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
8/17/2015 4:28:00 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have had a horrible experience with this birth control, but any type of pill I take for birth control does me this way. I starting taking this pill back in February and I started getting afternoon headaches everyday and i still get faint ones. I also have gained weight in my face (and everywhere else). about 10 pounds, which isn't a lot, but i dont need to gain any weight. I had an IUD prior ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
7/30/2015 1:02:15 PM

Reviewer: dah8599, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I started this BC about 3 months ago when my pharmacist said my insurance covered it. First month was ok, but these last two months I have started bleeding about 5 days before my first day without the pill. Now my periods are lasting 10-12 days which is not normal for my body. They are normally 4-5 days, moderate/light. I crave food especially sugar 24/7 like some crack addict. I am switching back ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
7/23/2015 2:42:03 AM

Reviewer: Izzy, 13-18 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I've been taking this for two years now. I have never experienced any bad side effects. I started out with no acne and still have no acne. I have never had mood swings. My periods are regular and I show very little PMS signs. This was the first birth control I used and I have never had a bad side effect from it. All in All this has worked very effectively for me.

Condition: Birth Control
6/30/2015 4:35:39 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
After a month my hair started falling out and breaking, acne, fatigue, dizziness, never had these problems with alesse. Going to switch back asap. I know it's a generic but I've never had these side effects before, I've been on bc - the alesse for 8 years.

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