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Condition: Birth Control
1/6/2014 10:21:34 AM

Reviewer: chelc47, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I also had been taking Loestrin but was switched to Minastrin. I started taking it 4 months ago, and have not a had a period since. I assumed it was because my body was getting use to the new pill but I am constantly nauseous, eye blurring dizziness, and I have actually lost about 10 pounds. I am highly dissatisfied with this pill! I never had any issues with Loestrin Fe. So I do not believe they ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
1/3/2014 5:48:57 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I had taken Loestrin 24 Fe for four years and I absolutely loved it. They switched me over to Minastrin 24 Fe because it apparently has a similar formulation. The first month taking it was fine. Now I'm on my second pack and supposed to be starting my period soon. My breasts have been unbearably sore and I have had terrible cramps which Loestrin prevented. Since I began taking it, I've als ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
1/2/2014 12:50:47 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I was on Yaz for a number of years, but recently my new DR put me on Loestrin 24. I was on Loestrin for a month before it was discontinued, and started taking Minastrin. I've been taking Minastrin for about 4 months now, trying to allow my body to get used to the new drug. I am completely dissatisfied with this medication. I find myself spotting 2 weeks before my actual cycle, and then finall ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
1/2/2014 12:36:09 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
After taking Loestrin 24 FE for many years, I have been prescribed Ministrin, due to Loestrin 24 FE being discontinued. It has been 4 months, and I must say the side effects are horrible. Never having side effects with my previous BC, it is very disappointing to experience constant nausea, dizziness, bloating, acne cysts, weight gain, and fatigue. Especially since it is supposed to have the same c ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
12/30/2013 3:49:37 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I originally got on BC not only for birth control, but for abnormal heavy bleeding. I loved Loestrin 24 fe and was displeased when they told me it was discontinued. I barely had a period and I had absolutely no side effects while on it. Now on this crap and I immediately had horrible side effects. During the first month I had severe cramping during my second week of pack that lasted through to the ... Show Full Comment

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