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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
5/31/2014 10:54:04 PM

Reviewer: Rox, 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:
I've taken this birth control for about 3 months already. I didn't notice at first but after my semester from school was over I just looked into the mirror and thought why did I gain all this weight. And back tracked to when it started. It is horrible I feel like I look like a ball now I've gained like 10 pounds since I started. Also my breast are always in pain like I can't even t ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
5/26/2014 7:40:10 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Switched to Manestrin from Lo Loestrin. So far its just as good as the last, I know the drug says to chew it but thus far I have not followed that direction and it has the same effectiveness. I also skip the iron pills at the end so I end up with no period at all. No weight gain, possibly some skin problems but nothing major at all. This pill has been fine for me, Im actually surprised at the ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
5/25/2014 3:36:48 PM

Reviewer: jenp49, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I had been on Loestrin for about 4 years with a wonderful experience. Switched to Minestrin in October after Loestrin was discontinued. Got me period as normal the first month with some spotting in between. In November, I was spotting and figured that was my period (since my periods are very light on birth control, 1-2 days). Come to find out in December that I was 7 weeks pregnant. Now, I will ad ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
5/16/2014 8:24:45 AM

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:
Effectiveness rated at 5 stars because I have had no problem with becoming pregnant, however; remembering to chew the pill and drink a full glass of water is hard to do sometimes, and if/when I forget to chew instead of swallowing the pill, I end up feeling sick to my stomach and occasionally I throw up. I have had no problems with skin changes, spotting/bleeding, or with weight gain.

Condition: Birth Control
5/14/2014 6:18:43 PM

Reviewer: Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
After being on Loestrin24Fe for 4 years, my 19 y.o. daughter was switched to Minastrin24 about 5 months ago. She had no problem with Loestrin, but with Minastrin she has missed 2-3 periods off and on (been pregnancy tested) and is now developing forehead acne. She had beautiful skin throughout her teen years. However her weight has stayed the same and there has been no cramping or spotting. She ... Show Full Comment

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