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Condition: Birth Control
2/17/2015 6:22:11 PM

Reviewer: Terrible Mood Swings, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I'm 19 and have been taking it for about 8 months. It has caused terrible mood swings, weight LOSS (in a bad way, I'm not at a healthy weight), and extreme vaginal dryness. The only thing it has done is having zero periods and no pregnancy. But, due to my awful mood swings and crying spells, it is a huge factor in causing unnecessary trouble in my relationship with my boyfriend. I get so a ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
2/17/2015 12:21:25 AM

Reviewer: Danceislife16, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been taking Minastrin Fe for about 8 months now and it is overall great. Normal side effects occurred during the first two months which was nausea!! I was constantly feeling sick majority of the time even though I take it everyday same time at night around 9. But Ive gotten use to it and no problems . Also great as an contraceptive... Has been doing its job becaus I'M DOING MY PART TAKI ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
12/18/2014 11:34:14 AM

Reviewer: Nativegirl922, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
This is my first time taken this birth control (Minastrin 24 FE). I have notice my breast getting firmer as if my milk ducks are filling up, I'm at the end of my second month taking this birth control. I mean I wanted my breast to grow a little so I can avoid breast enhancement, so its actually a good thing but I never had this happen from all the years I've taken birth control. I took a 2 ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
11/21/2014 6:44:27 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been taking Minastrin 24 Fe for almost a year and I have yet to have a period! I have no cramps, no bleeding, no side effects. It's crazy! I've taken multiple pregnancy tests to confirm I wasn't pregnant since not getting my period and all have been negative. It must be the way my body chemistry reacts to the hormone and that is why I haven't gotten my period. I will say the ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
11/17/2014 9:49:58 AM

Reviewer: Frenchie, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I was on Yasmin for about 8 years and it was amazing. No side effects that i have noticed. Got off that pill because i started bleeding on and off. I've been on Minastrin for 1 year already and ive gain over 12 pounds, acne promblem and super moody. My periods are still light and i havent gotten pregnant. But i can cant take the weight gain or Acne anymore so i just switched to something else. ... Show Full Comment

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