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Condition: Birth Control
7/14/2014 4:34:39 PM

Reviewer: Milkless Mama, 25-34 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 a horrible experience! Do NOT take this if you want to nurse your baby! I was only on it one month and it almost completely dried up my supply. I am now trying to get my supply back so I don't have to switch to formula. It made me have a period 2-3 times a month. My other side effects were extreme moodiness (i was crying about everything), nausea worse than morning sickness, headaches, p ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
7/4/2014 9:13:33 AM

Reviewer: 25-34 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 was given 2 sample packets of these pills by my gyno at my last visit. I started taking it this month because my pharmacy messed up my normal prescription with Junel and luckily I had these pills on hand to take until my next refill of Junel in about 2 weeks. I hate this pill. I've already had one period, and am on my second this month alone. WITH spotting in between. Plus I have cramps agai ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
6/30/2014 12:59:31 AM

Reviewer: brennen, 19-24 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My wife has been on this medication since last August, since she started her mental state isn't what it used to be.She has constant mood swings, always depressed, and lacks motivation to do anything. I insisted that she should quit this pill, but she denies that this product is the cause of her looney behavior. I am a patient individual, but this pill is ruining my marriage. I would not recomm ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
6/24/2014 6:35:28 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I started taking Minastrin because loestrin was discontinued. With loestrin I had no problems, no weight gain, nothing. When switching to minastrin I gained an easy 10 lbs, and my cramps have become horrible. Really sad they discontinued loestrin because that birth control was the best I've been on.

Condition: Birth Control
6/21/2014 10:10:55 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
After loving my experience with Loestrin for nearly 5 years, switching to Minastrin was a nightmare. I was always fatigued and had a face covered with acne. I experienced terrible moodiness and depression and gained 15lbs without changing my diet or exercise habits. After I started losing my hair, I went to several doctors and was tested for everything from hypothyroidism to lupus to PCOS to anemi ... Show Full Comment

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