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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
7/1/2014 11:46:51 PM

Reviewer: 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 have only been on it for about a month and half and I agree with most of these reviews. I don't know that i gained weight because of it ( mine has been changing all year so i can't tell) but the worse thing for me is I went from having a very short period or none on Loestrin, to having just gone through 2 periods in one month, with spotting in-between on Minastrin. I can't believe t ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
6/30/2014 12:59:31 AM

Reviewer: brennen, 19-24 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My wife has been on this medication since last August, since she started her mental state isn't what it used to be.She has constant mood swings, always depressed, and lacks motivation to do anything. I insisted that she should quit this pill, but she denies that this product is the cause of her looney behavior. I am a patient individual, but this pill is ruining my marriage. I would not recomm ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
6/24/2014 6:35:28 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I started taking Minastrin because loestrin was discontinued. With loestrin I had no problems, no weight gain, nothing. When switching to minastrin I gained an easy 10 lbs, and my cramps have become horrible. Really sad they discontinued loestrin because that birth control was the best I've been on.

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

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