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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
1/17/2014 10:31:16 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was very happy with Loestrin and once I was about to go on my honeymoon I was told it was discontinued. My doctor claimed it was the same medication. I gained 15 pounds in 2-3 months. I was working out 5 days a week. I was extremly fatigued. I am someone who doesn't get enough sleep. I lived to sleep. I thought I was pregnant and so did my husband. I took multiple negative test. I am horribl ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
1/15/2014 5:16:55 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I used to be on LoEstrin24 - and loved it! No side effects, no periods. Just ideal. LoEstrin24 was discontinued in September. At that time I was automatically put on Minastrin 24, which was allegedly the same medication, except it was chewable (why would that ever be the case when it's the smallest pill ever you can swallow it with saliva alone. Well, the pill could not have been more diff ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
1/12/2014 8:24:26 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I took loestrin for 5 years before it changed to Minestrin. I noticed 4 months into taking it that I was experiencing mood swings, bloating, sore boobs, constant fatigue, acne, and no sex drive. I couldn't figure out why I was feeling so sick and anxious and depressed until someone mentioned to me that it could be my birth control. I looked up reviews and couldn't believe what I saw. It is ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
1/12/2014 3:33:43 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I hate this birth control! This is my first time ever being on birth control and I have never been so sad and fat in my life. I gained about 6-10 pounds and grew from a 34 C to a 34DD in only 2 months. I've been addicted to ATMs because this product has made me nauceous almost every day. The chewable tastes absolutely terrible and I actually get sad when it's time to take the pill because ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
1/11/2014 12:00:59 AM

Reviewer: grace, 19-24 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was on Loestrin 24 Fe for 3 years and was switched to Minastrin 3 months ago. At first I thought I just had to get used to it because I was having horrible acne problems. However, as I continued taking it I started getting spouts of nauseousness and extreme mood swings. I am very unhappy with this drug and will be switching once I finish this pack!

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