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Condition: Birth Control
1/3/2014 7:09:53 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have for the past three years been taking the birth control Kariva this past time i went to the pick up my pill pack i was given Viorele. I asked my pharmacist why I had been switched without being consulted or notified and I was told that is was the equivalent of Kariva just a generic. WRONG this pill has made me Nauseas,given me headaches, and moodiness and i have only been on the pill for a ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
12/29/2013 6:16:38 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
As a first time birth control user in her 20s these reviews really intimidated me when I stumbled upon them while trying to research which birth control my doctor prescribed (which led my CVS pharmacy to give me the generic Viorele). Since reading everyone else’s comments I have purposely waited to share my experience until after I have been on Viorele for more than 3 months (to know that my body ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
12/25/2013 12:34:06 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My pharmacy switched me to this pill 2 and one half months ago. I started having breakthrough bleeding, pain around my ovaries, fairly regular cramping and seriously uncomfortable lower back pain and headaches. As if those fun symptoms were not enough, my sex drive plummeted and I have vaginal dryness during sex despite increased discharge (thick mucus like kind) daily now. I take birth control to ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
12/23/2013 2:52:08 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been on many different type of birth control pills since I was 18. Yaz, Necon worked the best for me. After having my son at 25 my doctor switched be from Necon to Viorele for a lower estrogen pill to avoid weight gain and breast growth. It has been the worst month ever on BC. I have had no sex drive, breakouts, very moody & sensitive and my bust went from a small C to a lg. DD in 3 w ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
12/21/2013 11:32:31 PM

Reviewer: iamsotired, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I mainly use birth control to help with my period problems - heavy bleeding, painful cramps & backache, extreme fatigue. I was taking Yaz but after all the negative press freaked me out I wanted to switch to something else. Over the past year while taking this pill my periods aren't as heavy as they used to be but I do have irregular bleeding. cramping is very minimal but my back pain is w ... Show Full Comment

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