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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Estrostep Fe-28 Oral.

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22 Total User Reviews

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1-5 of 18 Next»
Condition: Birth Control
4/24/2013 4:49:20 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have a love/hate relationship with this pill. I hate remembering to take it (I have set up several alarms for it)....but the reason why I hate it the most is CYSTIC ACNE. I got more acne from a pill that is supposed to help acne. What I love about this pill is that I didn't affect my sex drive, mood, or weight. I have the say that the first month, I had my period for two weeks (mostly spotti ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
4/18/2013 6:24:32 PM

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 suffer from PMDD. the first few days on Estrostep (coming from Lo-Loestrin Fe) were absolute hell (anxiety, depression, fatigue, etc.) However, since then Estrostep has been a dream. I hardly suffer from cyclical anxiety or depression; the cystic acne and sores started noticeably clearing up within 2 weeks; hardly any fatigue; lots of energy; feeling positive and like my "old self"; ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
6/18/2011 8:34:20 AM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:

Condition: Birth Control
6/15/2011 2:02:08 AM

Reviewer: Hannah, 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:
Great with keeping me acne free and great for birth control wise, but i experienced extreme pain all over my body for the whole three months i have been on it. im actually thinking of just quitting this birth control because it is too much pain for me all at once, and it comes on very fast, it also brought my period on two weeks before it was supposed to, even though it kept me on a great and orga ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
4/29/2011 11:40:44 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I was on Estrostep Fe for about a year and at first it was great as I got my cycle to become regular but then my period slowly started to just disappear and I didn't get it for atleast 4 cycles which made me think I was pregnant (I wasn't). I actually feel like it helped me to lose weight as I lost 35 pounds in about 5 months. However, the only thing that made me switch was the extreme moo ... Show Full Comment

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