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Condition: Birth Control
12/26/2012 6:50:13 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
The pharmacy switched me from Kariva to Viorele due to a change in manufactures. The pharmacist told me that both of these pills have the same ingredients. I trusted that this was true, but my body told me otherwise. I had been taking Kariva for 7-8 years and had minimal side effects. I took viorele for three months and have had to many side affects. My side effects included severe headaches, lo ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
12/26/2012 11:54:12 AM

Reviewer: Nicole, 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:
I have suffered similar physical discomfort and mood/personality side effects that others have listed here. More painful cramps than usual, horrible acne during the fun week and depressive, paranoid thoughts all the time. I was also switched from Kariva by CVS for cost reasons. I called and told them they needed to switch me back and I can't wait to start back on it next week!!!

Condition: Birth Control
12/17/2012 8:43:40 PM

Reviewer: princessskay, Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
i just got switched to this birth control and i have been getting really nauseous around the time of my period and the week your suppose to get your period i didnt i got it the week after and im having horrible cramps and it gets so bad i want to cry DEFF switch DONT take this pill.

Condition: Birth Control
12/13/2012 2:46:45 PM

Reviewer: ErikaB, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Please watch out for these bulletin boards. I am a very sensitive person, health-obsessed and health food and everything, and I have had nothing but a good experience- no side effects to my surprise. Just relief. Also had in-depth conversations with doctors about generics vs. main brand and there is no difference. I have switched between Kariva and Viorele etc and no change. I love this drug.! Kee ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
12/12/2012 3:16:00 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
CVS switched me from Kariva to Viorele saying it was the same. During the first 2 weeks I started having sever bloating & difficulty sleeping, week 3 I started spotting. I thought I was going crazy, I'm so glad I came on here & I know it's not me! Do not allow your pharmacy to switch you!

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