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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Viorele (28) Oral.

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102 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Birth Control
10/23/2012 6:46:35 PM

Reviewer: lah8257, 13-18 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This birth control has made my life an absolute living hell. My acne has gotten so bad, to a point where I have had to helplessly seek aid from a dermatologist, I have gained weight to an uncomfortable extent, and this pill has emotionally wrecked me. I am constantly sad, and every little thing just adds to a pile of depression. I know that pill is taking my emotions to an extreme, and has caus ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
10/16/2012 1:55:25 PM

Reviewer: dod123, 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:
I took this product for exactly one week. In that time each night I would get horrible stomach pains that kept me awake or woke me after I was asleep. It hurt so bad all I could do was pace the hall or pray for relief. No pain reliver touched it. It would go away around 4 am. It felt like I had gorged myself to the point I was going to burst. I took things like prilosec and alka-seltzer trying to ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
10/16/2012 11:56:48 AM

Reviewer: Sherry1, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was taking Kariva and my pharmacists switched me to Viorele. In taking Viorele for two months I have felt aweful. I have experience the worst side effects to these pills. Never in my life had I felt so bad; bloated, irritable, emotional, stomach upset... what more can a woman experience? I definitely do not recommend it to anyone.

Condition: Birth Control
10/16/2012 6:19:32 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was also on Kariva for 5 years and have not had any problems with it... My pharmacist also changed me to Viorele and I have been spotting now for almost 2 weeks. In the 10 years I've been on birth control I've NEVER had break through bleeding. The side effects are also terrible! I've had migraines/ headaches daily, moodiness, bloating, weight gain, and I don't feel like myself ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
10/11/2012 7:55:20 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I had been taking Kariva for 2 months and seemed to be doing well on it. A couple of weeks ago my pharmacy gave me Viorele instead claiming it was the same. It's not! I have been trying different birth control pills in an effort to halt my spotting between periods, and after 2 months of being fine, I'm worse than ever. Only a week and half into this new generic and the bleeding is not ... Show Full Comment

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