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Condition: Birth Control
1/8/2014 10:56:59 PM

Reviewer: d19822, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
So far I have only been taking this pill for 5 months but I have had a great experience with it. My boyfriend and I stopped using condoms about a month in and the pill has definitely worked (we have sex almost every day and I'm not pregnant). I was a bit moody my first month but that subsided, and there has been a constant increase in my breast size. I have probably gone up half a cup size. I ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
12/18/2013 4:53:45 PM

Reviewer: CitizenW, 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: 5

Comment:
I was also surprised to read all the negative reviews. I had been on all other kinds of BC with horrible mood swings, painful periods, weight gain, etc, and this kind was the one that finally settled everything. I had been taking the same type under a different name because I got it in India but once I got back to the states I went to the Doc and had her prescribe me the exact equivalent because n ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
12/18/2013 11:36:48 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I started taking this pill, like at least one other woman, because my pharmacy stopped carrying Aviane. As soon as I switched to Orsythia, I could tell a difference. I had crazy mood swings, and would cry all the time. But what was the worst was that I got extremely sick. I had a stomach ache every single day and would throw up almost every day as well (multiple times). Every day was a strugg ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
9/20/2013 3:10:55 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My experience was exactly like the negative side affects other women have experienced. I had become Severely moody. One minute I'd be happy, the next minute Id be screaming and crying, the world felt incredibly overwhelming even when nothing was stressing me out. Not to mention I was getting horribly vivid nightmares, that kept me up at night. on the other hand, this seemed to work as an appet ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
8/29/2013 3:40:38 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
The important thing was that I didn't get pregnant during my 12 month use of orsythia. I've been on various different pills in the past and at first, this one was fine. But after about 9 months, I started acting really funny. Bizarre mood swings, depression, crying, weight gain, acne, you name it. I finally went off this pill and everything went back to normal.

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