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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Amethia oral.

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Condition: Birth Control
11/10/2013 4:49:13 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I started taking Amethia about three months ago. No mood swings, headaches, or weight gain. My only complaint would be breast tenderness that lasted only the first month. Still having regular periods, but they are shorter and lighter. Has also helped prevent acne.

Condition: Birth Control
10/17/2013 11:12:03 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was on Seasonique for over a year and then my pharmacy switched me to Amethia. WORST BC PILL EVER. If your pharmacy gives it to you, hand it back before even leaving. I've been on different BC pills for nearly 6 years & have never had any problems until now. I started spotting around week 8, which turned into light bleeding weeks 9-11 and now I'm on my "off week" when I get ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
8/1/2013 3:25:51 PM

Reviewer: tray78, 25-34 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 taking this contraceptive for over 2 years now and I have never been more satisfied with a pill. I have taken a few different brands and I am the happiest with this one. I spotted the first month or two and then BARELY had a period every 3 months since.

Condition: Birth Control
8/1/2013 1:15:20 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I did not experience any spotting with Amethia (which shocked me since Mirena made me spot constantly). The only major side effect I noticed was that my acne flaired up, worse than when I went through puberty. I went today to see my NP and she said the higher levels of testosterone leads to this side effect. I did not gain weight or experience mood swings. I decided to switch because the acne was ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
7/14/2013 11:29:21 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been on this pill for over a year. I have used both generics (Amethia and Camerse) as well as Lo Seasonique (my pharmacy keeps switching it! The hazard of being uninsured I suppose- I'm at their mercy.) anyway, I have not had any problems at all. The first month I got my normal period, the second it was spotty, but since then only had them every three months with no breakthrough. I have ... Show Full Comment

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