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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

Condition: Birth Control
6/24/2013 11:19:29 PM

Reviewer: Cheeriemom, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been taking this generic drug for a couple years. At first everything was fine. Now after year 2 I am finding I spot in between periods, I have a constant headache and terrible cramps the week of my period, and I have put on added weight since taking this pill. The thing that bothers me is that I can't seem to lose the weight. I can exercise and diet for a month and no change. I realiz ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
4/30/2013 1:29:27 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I started this BC in late January or early February and so far, i love. i did have a long, weird mood swing that my boyfriend pointed out. my ance stayed about the same; a few breakouts here and there every so often. I'm 2 weeks away from starting my first period since being on it. Hopefully, it shortens mine!

Condition: Birth Control
4/24/2013 3:43:58 PM

Reviewer: deanne, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have taken Amethia for almost a year and 6 months now and have had no problems. The first 3 months I had extreme breast soreness and break outs I had really high libido and no problems with acne or break outs. The next three months the breast soreness went away and not quite as high libido but still good. I have yet to have a problem with bleeding or spotting before this pill I would usually hav ... Show Full Comment

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