Find Information About:

Drugs & Supplements

Get information and reviews on prescription drugs, over-the-counter medications, vitamins, and supplements. Search by name or medical condition.

Pill Identifier
WebMD

Pill Identifier

Having trouble identifying your pills?

Enter the shape, color, or imprint of your prescription or OTC drug. Our pill identification tool will display pictures that you can compare to your pill.

Get Started
My Medicine
WebMD

My Medicine

Save your medicine, check interactions, sign up for FDA alerts, create family profiles and more.

Get Started

WebMD Health Experts and Community

Talk to health experts and other people like you in WebMD's Communities. It's a safe forum where you can create or participate in support groups and discussions about health topics that interest you.

  • Second Opinion
    WebMD

    Second Opinion

    Read expert perspectives on popular health topics.

  • Community
    WebMD

    Community

    Connect with people like you, and get expert guidance on living a healthy life.

Got a health question? Get answers provided by leading organizations, doctors, and experts.

Get Answers

Sign up to receive WebMD's award-winning content delivered to your inbox.

Sign Up

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

Overall User Ratings

290 Total User Reviews

User Reviews

«Previous 91-95 of 172 Next»
Condition: Birth Control
2/14/2014 6:22:41 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have had a terrible experience with Minastrin. I was switched from Loestrin 24 to Minastrin and was told it was the same exact thing. It is not. I never rate or review anything, ever but after reading some of these posts I realize it was not just me that was experiencing the horrible side effects of this drug. I was experiencing crazy mood swings and had about 4 panic attacks in a span of 2 ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
2/12/2014 9:36:50 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was on LoEstrin 24 Fe for about 4-5 years, until it was discontinued and was switched to Minastrin 24 Fe. I was told that it would be the exact same drug, just a chewable version. that is INCORRECT. I immediately noticed that my cystic acne came back after spending nearly 7 months and hundreds of dollars on Isotretinoin to clear my face up permanently. my face was 100% clear after I finished th ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
2/12/2014 5:19:15 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I am extremely disappointed with Minastrin replacing Loestrin. I have been on birth control for over 15 years and have tried literally every single kind of pill, and the ONLY one that worked for me was Loestrin. If Minastrin is the same thing, why did they even change it? I now have BACNE. I am a 28 year old woman and have NEVER had BACNE IN MY ENTIRE LIFE and now I cry constantly because I feel d ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
2/12/2014 8:21:16 AM

Reviewer: on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I was switched to Minastrin after Loestrin was discontinued. I was told it was exactly the same drug, but I immediately experienced weight gain that I did not experience with Loestrin. The first month I gained about 3 pounds without changing my diet or exercise. I thought maybe it would go away, but after 6 months I had gained another 3 pounds that I could not lose no matter how hard I tried. (6 p ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
2/8/2014 9:03:26 PM

Reviewer: BeccaB, 13-18 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was switched from loestrin 24 fe to this ans have had HORRIBLE mood swings, depression, bleeding. I have not felt like myself since taking this birth control. My family and friends and teachers think Im bi polar and I have NEVER had any issues at all when on Loestrin FE..Went to see my doctor and she is switching me to the generic form of Loestrin 24 FE...Just became available in Jan 2014 hoping ... Show Full Comment

«Previous 91-95 of 172 Next»

Ask the pharmacist

Questions about medications? Get expert answers by video or live chat about allergies, pregnancy, sleep, and more.
See the Ask the Pharmacist event schedule.

Ask a Question

Popular Slideshows & Tools on WebMD

disciplining a boy
Types, symptoms, causes.
fruit drinks
Eat these to think better.
Balding man in mirror
Treatments & solutions.
No gym workout
Moves to help control blood sugar.
Remember your finger
Are you getting more forgetful?
acupuncture needle on shoulder
10 tips to look and feel good.
Close up of eye
12 reasons you're distracted.
birth control pills
Which kind is right for you?
embarrassed woman
Do you feel guilty after eating?
woman biting a big ice cube
Habits that wreck your teeth.
pacemaker next to xray
Treatment options.
Pink badge on woman chest to support breat cancer
Myths and facts.

Newsletters

Subscribe to free WebMD newsletters.

  • WebMD Daily

    WebMD Daily

    Subscribe to the WebMD Daily, and you'll get today's top health news and trending topics, and the latest and best information from WebMD.

  • Men's Health

    Men's Health

    Subscribe to the Men's Health newsletter for the latest on disease prevention, fitness, sex, nutrition, and more from WebMD.

  • Women's Health

    Women's Health

    Subscribe to the Women's Health newsletter for the latest on disease prevention, fitness, sex, diet, anti-aging, and more from WebMD.

By clicking Submit, I agree to the WebMD Terms & Conditions & Privacy Policy and understand that I may opt out of WebMD subscriptions at any time.

WebMD the app

Get trusted health information. Whenever. Wherever... with your iPhone, iPad or Android.

Find Out More
IMPORTANT: About This Section and Other User-Generated Content on WebMD

The opinions expressed in WebMD User-generated content areas like communities, reviews, ratings, or blogs are solely those of the User, who may or may not have medical or scientific training. These opinions do not represent the opinions of WebMD. User-generated content areas are not reviewed by a WebMD physician or any member of the WebMD editorial staff for accuracy, balance, objectivity, or any other reason except for compliance with our Terms and Conditions. Some of these opinions may contain information about treatment or uses of drug products that have not been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. WebMD does not endorse any specific product, service, or treatment.

Do not consider WebMD User-generated content as medical advice. Never delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice from your doctor or other qualified healthcare provider because of something you have read on WebMD. You should always speak with your doctor before you start, stop, or change any prescribed part of your care plan or treatment. WebMD understands that reading individual, real-life experiences can be a helpful resource but it is never a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment from a qualified health care provider. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or dial 911 immediately.