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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
1/14/2013 1:05:42 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
After having to switch gynecologists due to a move, my current doctor would not prescribe me my normal YAZ birth control due to all the lawsuits about it. She put me on this Viorele. I read all the reviews about it and got freaked out but decided to stay on it for 3 months to see. The first month was not great. My hormones were all out of whack due to changing from something with much more estrog ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
1/7/2013 4:48:43 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Ever since I started taking Viorele I have had worsened symptoms of depression (which I have been treated for years). I have been taking it for 6 months and my emotional health has continued to get worse. I have never had horrible panic attacks until recently and have never had such severe anxiety. Like most others who have reviewed this drug I was switched from Kariva to Viorele by my CVS pha ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
1/6/2013 11:59:49 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Same experience as most others. CVS switched me from Kariva to Viorele and Ive had nothing but issues. I tried to do three months to give my body a chance to get used to it, and it's still bad. I can't sleep, my acne is terrible, I'm sad, and I experienced bruising on my legs. Because I had other things going on in my life, I really didn't think much of it, but now that my life is ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
1/1/2013 3:41:29 PM

Reviewer: 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:
I had same situation with CVS changing Kariva to Viorele. I have been on Kariva for years with no problems. Within 1 month on this drug I felt terrible. Bloating, headaches, just not myself. I am also concerned about how effective the drug was because I started experiencing ovulation symptoms again. I would not recommend this drug to anyone who is comfortable on Kariva. It is not the same and a ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
1/1/2013 2:00:31 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was also switched from Kariva to Viorele and have been taking for a few months now. I had taken Kariva for years with minor side effects. I have had headaches everyday as well. I have taken stuff for these headaches and nothing will help it go away. My mom told me to get off this pill immediately. The other side effects I have had are extreme breast tenderness, dizziness, exhaustion, longer p ... Show Full Comment

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