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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
4/6/2014 2:55:07 PM

Reviewer: Jenny, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Just like everyone else, I have had horrible side effects since the Loesrtrin 24 to Minastrin switch. Headaches, nauseous, stomach cramps (and I don't have a period with this one either), horrible and embarrassing acne every other month, one month severe breast tenderness that I thought I was pregnant. I have taken 3 pregnancy tests on this pill not knowing at the time they were side effects ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
4/6/2014 10:14:47 AM

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:
Horrible sideaffects. High blood pressure, headaches, nonstop bleeding and crazy mood swings. I cry for no reason at all. Ive been sleepy all the time. I get to work and literally fall asleep anywhere. Horrible thing to happen at my job. I had to stop taking it or I would have to take antidepressants and buy bigger clothes due to the weight gain. Good luck.

Condition: Birth Control
4/4/2014 8:33:22 AM

Reviewer: 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:
Hate It! I was forced to take it after my other bc was discontinued. Ive gained weight and my breast grew a size and hurt all the time. I am in the fitness industry and work out 4-5 during the week with a clean diet and still have unnecessary fat and breast tenderness.

Condition: Birth Control
4/2/2014 5:41:02 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
AWFUL! Like several other ladies, I was forced to switch to Minastrin after Loestrin 24 FE was discontinued. I had a great relationship with Loestrin but this is quite the opposite. My period has been persisting for 8 days (on Loestrin they were always 5). I've gotten terrible acne and I've noticed some weight gain. Save yourself the hassle and DO NOT TAKE THIS DRUG. I'm going to switc ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
4/1/2014 1:28:37 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Awful, Horrible, THE WORST. I was also another unfortunate female that had to switch to this god awful birth control after my wonderful relationship with Loestrin 24 fe ended abruptly due to its discontinuation. I was told Minastrin was the same. NO. I had horrible skin the first 3-4 months..like cystic bumps. I was actually made fun of by a drunk guy at an event (he told me I need Proactiv). As s ... Show Full Comment

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