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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
6/27/2013 10:25:10 AM

Reviewer: 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:
Taking this pill was one of the worse things that's happened to me. I was given this drug by my CVS pharmacist who informed me that Kariva (which I've been on for years and have never had any problems) was discontinued. She never spoke to my doctor about this switch in prescriptions and because I needed birth control, I took it. Immediately I started gaining weight. No matter what I di ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
6/24/2013 5:49:01 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This is the first time I have felt compelled to write a review for a drug. I began using Viorele just a little over a week ago, and the side effects I am experiencing are so terrible and intense, I will not continue to use this birth control. I have experienced nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, breast tenderness, increased appetite, vaginal dryness, and fatigue. This has been the week from hell. I d ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
6/13/2013 8:09:42 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
BEWARE OF VIORELE!!! I have been on many types of birth control (Azzurette, Ortho Tri-cyclin, etc.) for over a decade and this by far has had the worst side effects on my body. I am alarmed and horrified this drug is still being distributed despite over 100 negative reviews. The symptoms I've experienced in the last 3 weeks were restless joints, tingling, swelling, numbness, headaches, heart ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
6/6/2013 11:13:40 PM

Reviewer: 25rosebud, Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
When I first started birth control this was the pill that my doctor put me on. For the last two months it has literally ruined my life emotionally. I have cried everyday since I started the pill, for the stupidest reasons. My mood swings are out of control, I am constantly irritable, and I have been exhibiting depression like symptoms. It put a huge strain on the brand new relationship I was just ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
5/15/2013 3:20:12 PM

Reviewer: RebeccaS, 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:
Like other women's experiences of this drug, I was on Kariva for nearly ten years with no problems, it was fantastic. I took Kariva for birth control and for help with periods. Two weeks ago, I showed up at CVS for my refill, and the pharmacist looked me in my eye and told me Kariva had been discontinued. I was furious, as no one consulted me or my doctor (I called my doctor's office and t ... Show Full Comment

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