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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
10/14/2013 10:12:17 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been using Loestrin 24 FE for about 4 years. After finding out from my pharmacy that it's no longer being made and they filled my prescription for this, I thought ok it must be the same because they can't fill it for a different drug if it's not the same in a formulary sense. After taking this for a month I noticed that I started getting back my old painfully cramps and constant ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
10/13/2013 2:33:07 PM

Reviewer: MegP9, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I had been on Loestrin 24 Fe for 4 years and loved it. When my pharmacist told me Loestrin was discontinued and that I'd be given Minastrin, I accepted because she said it was the exact same formula. However, IT IS NOT -- Within a week, I had more acne than I've ever had in my life (I've always had very clear skin aside from a pimple or 2 during my period). I also gained 5-10 pounds, w ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
10/12/2013 10:30:47 AM

Reviewer: 35-44 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I am 38 years old, and I do NOT want to chew my birth control pill! Who's crazy idea was that? They discontinued the Loestrin that I loved, and now I am searching for a TRUE bioequivalent drug because Ministran is NOT it. I am on day 12 of the pill pack with a full blown period w/cramping. I have reported my issues to Warner Chilcott (the manufacter), and they admitted that they have received ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
10/10/2013 1:17:08 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:
I was on lo estrin fe 24 then go switch to this bc. It still works the same as lo estrin fe 24. The only side effect I would say I seen is moodiness. Sometimes I been sad for no reason and just don't want to be bothered with. Oh another thing I notice was that I BARELY had a period. I would say it lasted a couple of hours. I'm not having sex so I know I'm not pregnant by any chance. It ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
10/6/2013 11:59:16 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I know Loestrin 24 and Minastrin 24 are supposed to be the same thing, but I swear, they're affecting me differently. I was on Loestrin 24 for three years and loved it. (I have been a different pill before that made me sad, moody, and libido-less.) I had no problems with Loestrin 24, but after a month I'm having the old problems with Minastrin 24. Seriously, what gives?! I'm alread ... Show Full Comment

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