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

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Condition: Birth Control
12/12/2012 3:16:00 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
CVS switched me from Kariva to Viorele saying it was the same. During the first 2 weeks I started having sever bloating & difficulty sleeping, week 3 I started spotting. I thought I was going crazy, I'm so glad I came on here & I know it's not me! Do not allow your pharmacy to switch you!

Condition: Birth Control
12/10/2012 9:56:38 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was switched from Kariva (after taking it for 6 years) to viorele--worst experience! I already get debilitating migraines, and I was getting them closer to once or twice a week instead of the regular once a month. Excess "vaginal secretion" and INTENSE soreness of boobs-it hurt to take off my bra. I was extremely moody & lost all interest in sex whatsoever (I am 23 years old..that& ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
12/1/2012 9:28:55 PM

Reviewer: jersey girl, 35-44 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 had very similar experiences with Viorele. I have been feeling so fatigued and nauseous lately that I was beginning to think something was wrong with me. I finally decided to look into the only new variable in my life (Viorele) and it turns out other people had similar side effects. I never had any problems with Kavira. I am planning on taking this up with my dr. and my pharmacist this week! I ... Show Full Comment

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

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