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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
11/23/2014 9:33:44 PM

Reviewer: queenbee, 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:
I was completely terrified of taking this after reading these reviews, I called my doctor in tears. She reassured me that I would be fine, and I decided to just take it. My first day I felt a little dizzy and lightheaded, and a little emotional, but those symptoms subsided the next day. I have been on this medication since August, and have had NONE of the awful side effects the other women hav ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
11/11/2014 2:36:43 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
completely effective if used as directed ive used this for almost 6 months now and the purpose was to prevent pregnancy. My menstrual cycle is always on time when the green/orange pills week start. Other then that this is a great product.

Condition: Birth Control
10/30/2014 11:25:57 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I was put on Birth Control because I was headed into college. During my periods before I would barely have any symptoms. Whereas now I tend to have headaches and terrible cramps.But during the first 2 months of college I realized I was EXTREMELY unhappy here. And after reading other reviews I have decided there is a possibility that it may be depression from the pill. Hope my review has helped eve ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
10/5/2014 9:40:25 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
As birth control it works since I've been taking it for a year and not gotten pregnant, however the side effects are terrible. My migraines have gotten so much worse. I used to get them a few times a year. Now its up to two or three every time I get my period. Also my sex drive completely gone. And it has done nothing to lighten or shorten my week long period. I will be switching to a differen ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
10/1/2014 11:20:16 AM

Reviewer: arosema1, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My doctor switched me to this BC after I stopped having my period on Minastrin. This BC brought on my period but made me an emotional wreck. I would classify my symptoms on this drug as clinical depression. I am usually a very sunny young lady and I cried more on the 3 months I took this bc than I have in years. My doctor has since put me back on Minastrin and I feel normal again.

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