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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Minastrin 24 Fe Oral.

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Condition: Birth Control
6/21/2014 10:10:55 PM

Reviewer: side effect sally, 25-34 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: 1

Comment:
After loving my experience with Loestrin for nearly 5 years, switching to Minastrin was a nightmare. I was always fatigued and had a face covered with acne. I experienced terrible moodiness and depression and gained 15lbs without changing my diet or exercise habits. After I started losing my hair, I went to several doctors and was tested for everything from hypothyroidism to lupus to PCOS to anemi ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
6/16/2014 11:23:43 AM

Reviewer: User901, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I've only been on this birth control for a month. I just wanted to put in a review because when I first received this from my doctor I looked up the reviews and almost had a panic attack about the reviews here. I'm 27 and this is my first time on birth control. I haven't had a terrible experience with this drug, and unless something dramatically changes I'll stay on Minastrin. I re ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
6/4/2014 4:55:07 PM

Reviewer: Minastrin, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I switched to Minastrin from Loestrin when it was discontinued. I loved Loestrin, but since I have been on Minastrin I have gained over 10 pounds in 8 monthes, have experienced depression, headaches, nosebleeds, painful sex from reduced lubrication and no period. I am switching my pill now, so hopefully I will find another good one like Loestrin.

Condition: Birth Control
6/4/2014 4:32:47 PM

Reviewer: niteowl28, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I just started this medication in May. Of course I didn't notice anything at first but in the last week, I have noticed weight gain out of this world (I exercise hardcore two times a week, my breasts look like I'm smuggling cheese & bread over from the old country & I've got enough gas to power a small boat. Plus the sweating! I generally run pretty normal in temperature and l ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
6/3/2014 1:46:50 AM

Reviewer: Amk2467, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have felt as if I'm pregnant. I'm currently freaking out. I have been looking/feeling bloated. I have also had increased acne which never happened on Loestrian 24. My first period was light and not even really red just light brown with red clots then my second period just passed and it was the same. I have been feeling nauseous almost everyday. No headaches or breast tenderness. Just thi ... Show Full Comment

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