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Condition: Painful Sexual Intercourse due to Menopause
7/27/2015 8:56:00 PM

Reviewer: Yeah, no, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
This drug was effective for me within 3 weeks of use. The side effects I've experienced include hot flashes and both night and day (sudden) sweats, occasional muscle cramps in my legs and pelvis, AND RAPID WEIGHT GAIN. I'm 5'1" and an athlete, monitor my weight closely and as soon as I gained two pounds I started increasing my workouts and tracking all my intake, my lifestyle is v ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Painful Sexual Intercourse due to Menopause
7/24/2015 9:05:33 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Started taking this approx. 6 mos. ago. Still having problem with intercourse, but better than before. I am now having terrible leg cramps when I lay down (within 10 mins), and have to get up and walk around. Also poor muscle recovery, and get leg cramps doing pilates or other stretching type exercise. My labs had been normal before. I take this in PM due to daytime cramps, but they continue. Am s ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Painful Sexual Intercourse due to Menopause
7/21/2015 10:02:38 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
As for the results of it's intended purpose they were great. After only 2 doses I could feel the change. But since starting it 2 months ago I have gained 25 lbs. my doctor says weight gain isn't a side effect. Coincidence?

Condition: Painful Sexual Intercourse due to Menopause
7/19/2015 12:02:31 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have been on Osphena for 3 months, it worked great at first now not so sure. My Dr. suggested that I use pure coconut oil to help with the dryness that's works great. About a month ago I started having bad headaches, and feeling tired, and very short tempered not sure if it's from the Osphena but it's some of the side effects. My insurance will not pay for Osphena so it cost $ ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Painful Sexual Intercourse due to Menopause
6/26/2015 3:53:56 PM

Reviewer: Janet, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Osphena worked pretty well. However, I gained huge amounts of weight on it almost over night! Therefore, I am not continuing the medication. They need to state weight gain as a side-effect.

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