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

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Condition: Birth Control
11/25/2012 1:20:50 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been swithed from Kariva to Viorele by CVS. Pharmacist at CVSclaimed Kariva was no longer available and Viorele is exact replacement. I have been sick with hives, allergic reactions, headaches, irregularity.....since I have started Viorele 5 weeks ago. Finally I stopped and all those symptoms disappeared. DO NOT take this medicine, go to another pharmacy, they can still get Kariva.

Condition: Birth Control
11/15/2012 10:44:34 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Like many users, this medication made me feel like i was going crazy. I have been on Kariva for 8 years and my pharmacy switched me to this. I was having severe head aches 4-5 days a week, was bloated, gassy, not sleeping well and moody. I also had random cramping and stomach pains. I called my pharmacy who told me that Kariva was no longer made. Gave the medication 2 months and finally went back ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
11/14/2012 9:20:40 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Like most of the reviews, I was relieved, but still disturbed, to find that others were experiencing a catastrophic transition from Kariva to Viorele. After taking Kariva for almost 3 years with absolutely minimal side effects, I began to have severe night sweats. I also chalked frequent memory loss up to fatigue or stress. However, evidence of the symptoms ultimately led me to reexamine my birth ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
11/9/2012 8:15:15 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My pharmacy change kariva to viorele and I have the worst experience of my life, I have panic attacks, lost weight,memory loss. Please don't even try it, it is real bad for your body.

Condition: Birth Control
11/3/2012 10:28:29 AM

Reviewer: Relieved, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This is the worst birth control pill I have ever taken. I had severe insomnia, IRRITABLE, severe bloating and weight gain. I took for 3 months after CVS replaced it for Kariva. My life has been a living hell while on this. I'm so...... glad I read the reviews on here. Now, I know im not losing my mind.

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