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Condition: Birth Control
8/16/2013 5:57:26 PM

Reviewer: alissa, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Do not take this pill! I have been extremely emotional, irritable, insecure and have had crazy mood swings. It caused such emotional problems that it nearly ruined my relationship. It has also caused me to gain weight. I am so glad I found these reviews, I though I was going crazy!

Condition: Birth Control
8/2/2013 7:36:02 PM

Reviewer: Headaches2, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I too had my prescription of KARIVA filled at CVS and they switched me to VIORELE and just said it's the generic brand, it works the same, yada yada. I've had headaches ever since (2 months) so after reading the comments on here, I called my CVS pharmacist and asked why I was given Viorele instead of Kariva and she said that drug is a special order. I've come to the conclusion that CV ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
7/31/2013 1:37:44 PM

Reviewer: don't take this pill, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
These reviews have made me feel like a normal person again.(which I haven't felt like in a long time since this stupid pill.) I started taking this birth control about a year ago (switched from Kariva by Rite Aid) and the worst side effect has been headaches. The headaches started out every month and now I get them almost everyday. I started to get nervous, thinking I had a serious medical iss ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
7/31/2013 1:21:57 PM

Reviewer: Not happy!, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
These reviews have made me feel like a normal person again.(which I haven't felt like in a long time since this stupid pill.) I started taking this birth control about a year ago (switched from Kariva by Rite Aid) and the worst side effect has been headaches. The headaches started out every month and now I get them almost everyday. I started to get nervous, thinking I had a serious medical ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
7/15/2013 1:47:35 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I'm so relieved to see others having problems. I've been on Kariva for over 2 years with no problems. I got switched this month to Viorele & I spotted for 2 days during the second week of pills and have been bleeding heavily ever since (7 days so far). My period are usually 4 days long and are not heavy. I'm not even supposed to start my period for another week. Also, my stomach ge ... Show Full Comment

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