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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

Condition: Birth Control
6/29/2013 11:56:11 AM

Reviewer: 25-34 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 switched to this after having problems with Ortho Tri-Cyclen and Avaine (Ortho-Tri Cyclen didn't regulate my periods well & I had tons of breakthrough bleeding and an ectopic pregnancy. Aviane worked well at regulating my period, but was too androgenic and resulted in bloating/weight gain and acne.) With Viorele, my periods are regular and I don't have any side effects. So far I' ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
6/27/2013 10:25:10 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Taking this pill was one of the worse things that's happened to me. I was given this drug by my CVS pharmacist who informed me that Kariva (which I've been on for years and have never had any problems) was discontinued. She never spoke to my doctor about this switch in prescriptions and because I needed birth control, I took it. Immediately I started gaining weight. No matter what I di ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
6/24/2013 5:49:01 PM

Reviewer: Agnes, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This is the first time I have felt compelled to write a review for a drug. I began using Viorele just a little over a week ago, and the side effects I am experiencing are so terrible and intense, I will not continue to use this birth control. I have experienced nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, breast tenderness, increased appetite, vaginal dryness, and fatigue. This has been the week from hell. I d ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
6/13/2013 8:09:42 PM

Reviewer: Lizzy, 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:
BEWARE OF VIORELE!!! I have been on many types of birth control (Azzurette, Ortho Tri-cyclin, etc.) for over a decade and this by far has had the worst side effects on my body. I am alarmed and horrified this drug is still being distributed despite over 100 negative reviews. The symptoms I've experienced in the last 3 weeks were restless joints, tingling, swelling, numbness, headaches, heart ... Show Full Comment

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