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Condition: Birth Control
4/2/2014 5:41:02 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
AWFUL! Like several other ladies, I was forced to switch to Minastrin after Loestrin 24 FE was discontinued. I had a great relationship with Loestrin but this is quite the opposite. My period has been persisting for 8 days (on Loestrin they were always 5). I've gotten terrible acne and I've noticed some weight gain. Save yourself the hassle and DO NOT TAKE THIS DRUG. I'm going to switc ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
4/1/2014 1:28:37 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Awful, Horrible, THE WORST. I was also another unfortunate female that had to switch to this god awful birth control after my wonderful relationship with Loestrin 24 fe ended abruptly due to its discontinuation. I was told Minastrin was the same. NO. I had horrible skin the first 3-4 months..like cystic bumps. I was actually made fun of by a drunk guy at an event (he told me I need Proactiv). As s ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
3/31/2014 6:00:54 PM

Reviewer: fedupwiththis, 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 was switched from my previous birth control, Loestrin Fe, to this drug. My doctor told me it was very similar, and I trusted her. The reason i was put on Loestrin was to avoid weight gain due to an eating disorder, and let me tell you, Minastrin Fe has given me so many problems. For one, I've been on my period for over a month. Almost two months of 24-hour a day periods, cramps, nonstop. It ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
3/28/2014 11:59:26 AM

Reviewer: Jen-E, 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 was switched to Loestrin 24 fe by my OB for shorter lighter periods. It was theeeee worst birth control I have taken yet. I constantly spotted in between my periods. When I went to pick up my last prescription they did not notify me that loestrin was discontinued and gave me the minastrin with no directions. I was not happy about having to chew the pill and I read somewhere that you could swallo ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
3/22/2014 8:15:36 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I was switched from Loestrin 24 Fe to Minastrin 24 Fe when Loestrin 24 Fe became discontinued. I was nervous to start Minastrin after reading some online discussions, but I just finished my first pack and I have experienced no different symptoms than I did on Loestrin. I went directly from Loestrin to Minastrin without any break, and I followed all instructions on taking it properly. I take the ... Show Full Comment

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