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Condition: Birth Control
6/6/2013 11:13:40 PM

Reviewer: 25rosebud, Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
When I first started birth control this was the pill that my doctor put me on. For the last two months it has literally ruined my life emotionally. I have cried everyday since I started the pill, for the stupidest reasons. My mood swings are out of control, I am constantly irritable, and I have been exhibiting depression like symptoms. It put a huge strain on the brand new relationship I was just ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
5/15/2013 3:20:12 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Like other women's experiences of this drug, I was on Kariva for nearly ten years with no problems, it was fantastic. I took Kariva for birth control and for help with periods. Two weeks ago, I showed up at CVS for my refill, and the pharmacist looked me in my eye and told me Kariva had been discontinued. I was furious, as no one consulted me or my doctor (I called my doctor's office and t ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
5/4/2013 2:27:33 AM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I know everybody is different but this birth control was absolutely terrible for me. My periods were WORSE; heavier and more painful. Also, I've been the same size for over three years. My weight has never budged over a pound or two and I've gained ten very noticeable pounds. It made me tired literally 24/7, emotional, and most importantly I got extreme vaginal dryness. I've never had ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
4/12/2013 9:14:38 PM

Reviewer: Clueless, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
CVS switched me from Kariva to Viorele a year ago. I have headaches for a year or so every month when I have period. I didn't even think it could be related to the change. I exercise regularly and weight was never an issue. But lately, it seems hard to control the weight gain. I thought it is because I am 40 and above. At 44, acnes still popped out around my chin. I finally told my doctor abou ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
4/10/2013 10:35:57 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Total nightmare! I took Mircette originally, had to make the change to Kariva when it went generic. Took Kariva for YEARS and loved it - no weight gain, acne, mood, anything. Went into CVS one day to pick up my Rx and was given Viorele with no explanation. I can't even describe how much this stuff ruined my life over the past couple of months. Weight gain, crazy bleeding that had me terrified, ... Show Full Comment

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