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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
11/30/2013 6:31:49 PM

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:
While on Loestrin 24 Fe I absolutely loved it and completely forgot I as even on a bc pill at all, plus I never had any of the noted side effects that some pills may cause. Since being on Minastrin I have been more emotional than usual for no apparent reason, have broken out more, my periods are irregular and no one, not even doctors or nurses, can give me any concrete answer on whether it's ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
11/26/2013 3:30:43 PM

Reviewer: ELIZ1234, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I scored the effectiveness 5 stars because I am not pregnant, but I almost would take being pregnant over how I have been feeling over the last 2 months...fucking terrible. Just like all of you, I was happy on Loestrin - no side effects, been taking it for years. All of the sudden they randomly come out with a chewable version that they claim is "bioequivalent" to Loestrin, same shit, ri ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
11/22/2013 12:00:08 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I too had the same experience....Was on loestrin 24 Fe for several years, maybe 4 or 5 almost. Then had to switch to Minastrin. I have horrible cystic acne now. I have never had acne like this in my entire life. It hurts to wash my face. I think it is from the new bc pills...but I am looking into possible other causes, such as hormone issues (possibly from the pills?) and getting blood work d ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
11/21/2013 5:01:33 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
This pill is perfect! In the beginning just like with an bc there are some side effects such as headaches and nausea. But after the first month they went away. Periods are lighter and shorter length. This pill is effective against pregnancy. Plus, an increase in sexual drive! I would recommend this bc to others

Condition: Birth Control
11/20/2013 5:59:26 PM

Reviewer: CG4, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was on Loestrin 24 fe for 3 years with NO PROBLEMS. I loved it. My periods lasted less than 2 days, cleared my skin, and I didn't gain weight. Then I was forced to switch to Minastrin, which is supposedly the same pill, but just chewable. It's been a TERRIBLE experience. I've had a chronic yeast infection straight through the 3 months I've been on it and it won't respond to a ... Show Full Comment

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