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Condition: Birth Control
11/15/2013 12:03:47 AM

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: 1

Comment:
I was forced to switch from Loestrin 24 to Minastrin. I had absolutely no side effects at all with Loestrin. As soon as I started Minastrin I was moody, tired all the time, I had no appetite but somehow always felt bloated and my breast were terribly sore.

Condition: Birth Control
11/14/2013 4:08:10 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 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 using Loestrin 24 for years with NO side effects I was forced to switch to Minastrin 24. After about 2 weeks of starting it, I became majorly bloated and gassy after I eat anything. I am not a fan and am going to try and get off of it ASAP.

Condition: Birth Control
11/11/2013 10:56:08 AM

Reviewer: lalala, Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
i think i'm on my 2nd or 3rd pack. i don't get the crazy mood swings, actually more chill than when i was on loestrin. not getting the breakouts. i am having the big boob thing happen, which could be b/c of the bloating & feeling like i'm gaining weight. not a fan. i know why they've made this change, but i wish they'd just give me back my old bc. i'll give it another m ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
11/11/2013 9:15:25 AM

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:
So glad I'm not the only one...I'm not one to complain and this is honestly my first review on ANYTHING. But like with everyone else, was switched to this medication unknowingly. I receive my birth control in a 6 month supply and this last bulk included 2 Minastrin packs. I used Loestrin for a good 2 years and had absolutely NO side effects. I'm halfway through my second pack of Minast ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
11/9/2013 3:48:35 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: 3

Comment:
I also was switched from the most awesome BC Loestrin to Minastrin for about 2 1/2 months now... but we have to face facts, it might never come back, i notice that if i don't drink at least 8 ounces of water i break out, but once i started drinking the 8 ounces my face started clearing, i haven't had my periods for 2 months though but took two pregnancy test and i am not pregnant (waiting ... Show Full Comment

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