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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

Condition: Birth Control
12/31/2012 3:19:43 PM

Reviewer: SG, 35-44 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 am with CVS and several months ago I was switched from Kariva to Viorele. I had been on Kariva for many years with not issues. I am normally one not to complain but I have been experiencing such horrible headaches that come on with no warning and last for days. Nothing seems to work to relieve it. I chalked it up to possibly stress. Going back trtying to see if there were any changes that I can ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
12/26/2012 6:50:13 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
The pharmacy switched me from Kariva to Viorele due to a change in manufactures. The pharmacist told me that both of these pills have the same ingredients. I trusted that this was true, but my body told me otherwise. I had been taking Kariva for 7-8 years and had minimal side effects. I took viorele for three months and have had to many side affects. My side effects included severe headaches, lo ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
12/26/2012 11:54:12 AM

Reviewer: Nicole, 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:
I have suffered similar physical discomfort and mood/personality side effects that others have listed here. More painful cramps than usual, horrible acne during the fun week and depressive, paranoid thoughts all the time. I was also switched from Kariva by CVS for cost reasons. I called and told them they needed to switch me back and I can't wait to start back on it next week!!!

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