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Condition: Painful Sexual Intercourse due to Menopause
3/27/2015 10:30:57 PM

Reviewer: EK123, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I tried this for dryness due to menopause even though I'm only 47. Did increase lubrication somewhat but not enough to stop the pain. I started gaining a lot of puffy weight which the drug rep said wasn't a symptom. Dr. suggested it was more likely due to menopause hormones rather than the drug. Very expensive at $80/month after insurance. Afraid to use it too long anyway as its an artific ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Painful Sexual Intercourse due to Menopause
3/26/2015 11:06:59 AM

Reviewer: RobsBaby324, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I had pelvic reconstruction surgery for bladder and rectal prolapse over a year ago subsequent to a total hysterectomy (ovaries retained) 15 years ago. Even a year after my reconstruction intercourse was unbearably painful regardless of lubrication. My Gyn prescribed Osphena 3 weeks ago and my sex life is back to normal! I have adequate lubrication on my own, there is ZERO pain, and sex in actuall ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Painful Sexual Intercourse due to Menopause
3/22/2015 6:17:46 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
just as painful as before taking it, been taking it over a uear. Weight gain and it's cost for doing nothing is painful too.

Condition: Painful Sexual Intercourse due to Menopause
3/10/2015 8:06:13 PM

Reviewer: disappointed, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have been happy with the drugs positive effects on decreasing vaginal dryness and increasing libido. Unfortunately, I have been gaining weight for the first time in my life since I began taking the drug. This is a horrible side effect as far as I am concerned. Weight gain is not listed as a common side effect and obviously, it should be. I am also experiencing symptoms of depression, anxiety, ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Painful Sexual Intercourse due to Menopause
2/19/2015 11:45:20 AM

Reviewer: Mc1, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I had to stop taking it after only 2 weeks due to severe headaches. After stopping I began having hot flashes that very night and urinary incontinence the next day.

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