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

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Condition: Birth Control
9/4/2012 6:22:42 PM

Reviewer: Addie, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Migraines, nausea, weakness, fatigue.....don't take this medicine.

Condition: Birth Control
9/13/2012 11:06:45 AM

Reviewer: 25-34 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 want to give a warning to anyone that takes this drug. I took kariva for years and had great results but then I tried this drug and within the 4 days of use I gained 5 pounds, was crying and angry all the time as well as sleeping more. The pharmacy said it was the same hormone level as kariva but I don't believe thats true because inactive ingredidents which were claimed to be the only diffe ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
8/31/2012 12:49:52 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
ugh...so glad I just found all these other reviews. I went to bed last night wondering what in the hell was wrong with me lately. I've been so irritable & bloated lately, and I just couldn't figure out why until today! haha... I was given this without warning (can't remember my last BC pill name), but I needed a 1-mo refill to last me until my annual with my doc. I noticed the pack ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
8/28/2012 12:00:40 PM

Reviewer: Jillsvoice, 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 was taking Kariva for Years! Of course the manufacturer was sold and no longer makes Kariva. To my surprise, I found Viorele in my prescription bag, without any explanation from the pharmacy nonetheless. I hadn't experienced any side effects from Kariva. I have been taking viorele for 2 weeks and have been sick ever since! Nausea, headache, etc...yet the pharmacy and my OBGYN (whom I love ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
8/26/2012 11:22:09 AM

Reviewer: rich3ll3, 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My pharmacy switched me from kariva to viorele. I had NO problems with kariva. Withing two weeks of taking viorele I gained 7 lbs, spotted every day, had awful headaches, been extremely tired and terrible dry mouth. I would NOT recommend this pill!

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