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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
11/6/2013 11:28:28 PM

Reviewer: Katie, 19-24 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 do not like Minastrin. I was on Loestrin 24Fe for 3.5 years until recently being switched to Minastrin due to Loestrin being discontinued. So far I am not happy with Minastrin and although it is supposedly the bioequivalent to Loestrin 24Fe, I am experiencing side effects I never have had while on Loestrin. I have been through 3 packs of Minastrin and have been having problems with skin that I ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
11/4/2013 4:48:43 PM

Reviewer: Ellen, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Like everyone, I was forced to Ministrin after Loestrin was discontinued. It doesn't seem to be the same. I have been on this for 3 pill packs now and the side effects don't seem to be subsiding. I am breaking out on my chin but the skin around my eyes is extremely itchy and dry. It seems to make me feel melancholy, where the loestrin totally reversed my depression and I felt great. Also ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
11/1/2013 6:11:20 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was taking Loestrin 24 for 7 years and was happy. When I was told they discontinued it I was bummed. I started taking Minastrin 24 fe, I was assuming it would be the same, but it ended up not. Now I get periods and cramps. No Bueno.

Condition: Birth Control
10/30/2013 1:12:29 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I've been taking it for about a month because I was having trouble with the high estrogen content in another birth control. So far so good. My only concern is that I haven't had my period yet and I just finished the pack. If it doesn't start up soon, I'm going to be concerned. Other than that, I love that it's chewable! So much easier to use and I think it has a minty flavor. I ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
10/29/2013 7:41:54 PM

Reviewer: The worst , 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Horrible!! Was on Loestrogin 24 for 6 yrs had to switch to this one cuz Loestrogin was discontinued. At first good now I'm breaking out bloated, moody, bleeding 2 wks now. Cramps. Tired all the time. It's the worst. I also was told it's exactly the same as Loestrogin 24. And why do I have to chew it??? It taste nasty. AFTER reading the reviews I'm stopping the pill today. I'm ... Show Full Comment

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