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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
7/28/2014 7:58:31 PM

Reviewer: Nana, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
The side effects of this drug are pretty serious. I had bleeding for the first 5 months and severe depression and anxiety. After the bleeding stopped, my periods were longer than usual and I had spotting throughout the month, which aggravated my depression and anxiety. Terrible drug

Condition: Birth Control
7/26/2014 2:34:17 PM

Reviewer: mgrgirl, 25-34 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I've started taking this medication 2months ago and it's just not for me. Total moods swings, feeling latargeic, losing my appetite and even worse my cycles have last over a week. Happy to say, I'm offically off this birth control.

Condition: Birth Control
7/18/2014 8:24:28 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 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 started Minastrin after LoEstrin was discontinued and was told it was the exact same formula. I loved LoEstrin and was really sad that I couldn't take it any more. I thought this was unrelated but after reading the reviews I realize it my not have been--I started getting severely bloated. I go from having a completely flat stomach to looking 7 months pregnant since I started this pill. I ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
7/18/2014 12:42:36 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I had to switch to this after Loestrin... after a bit over 6 moths of taking it I decided to stop 2 days ago.. I never have a pimple on my face yet I've been breaking out like crazy lately not thinking much that it would be Bcontrol... Loestrin NEVER made me break out... soon enough I realized that everytime I used a pill a pimple would just pop up..I used every pimple med under the sun and it ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
7/16/2014 1:45:22 PM

Reviewer: kmd0703, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I started taking this pill while nursing my daughter. I'm not sure if the pill is the cause, but my milk supply was never full (as it was with my first) and I stopped nursing after 4 months and switched to formula. I stopped nursing my daughter in October and my period has still not returned (9 months) - My doctor said that is normal on this pill and because it's low dose, there is no bu ... Show Full Comment

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