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Condition: Birth Control
2/3/2015 2:55:40 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This medication is HORRIBLE. I have been using this pill for about 5 months now, and I have experienced nothing but bad side effects. The breakouts are the most noticeable. I have never had such bad acne in my entire life. My skin has also become super oily--something I have never had a problem with before. The cramping and the spotting are the second worst. It never ends. I would not recommend th ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
1/20/2015 6:28:39 PM

Reviewer: ChesapeakeGirl, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My drug plan replaced Camrese Lo with Amethia. The first month seemed typical. However, the second month has been horrible. 4 1/2 weeks of bleeding has not been the least bit amusing. I have never had trouble at any other time in my entire life- and I'm 46! Migraines have returned with Amethia as well. Lesson learned- from now on I will do my own research when my pharmacy changes my pres ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
12/4/2014 8:51:19 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I thought I was a crazy person! I'm so glad I thought to look up reviews on this pill. This pill has made me irritated, angry, paranoid, anxious, bitchy... which I am totally not (most of the time). I have been taking the pills for four months. I started spotting for two weeks, then when I had my period week it was the heaviest period I have EVER had. So many blood clots and they were huge ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
11/24/2014 8:30:46 PM

Reviewer: wildstang1976, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
switched to this from orthro to help with heavy periods, was nice not to have a period for 3 months but boy the 3rd month I paid for it horrible cramps and breakthrough bleeding even though I have been on them 18 months. called and switched back to orthro . this pill took my sex drive to 0 ... I had the don't touch me don't look at me feeling.. made me very very witchy , hubby noticed, cow ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
8/22/2014 12:17:06 AM

Reviewer: Alyssa, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been on Amethia for almost 4 years now, switched from Tri-nessa which my body had gotten use to taking so it wasn't working anymore. Amethia has been amazing, no weight gain, no mood swings, and even help my Acne problem. I do not want to change BC so crossing my fingers that my body doesn't get use to the pill. Amethia will effect everyone in different ways, I know people that it d ... Show Full Comment

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