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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Lomedia 24 Fe oral.

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Condition: Birth Control
7/30/2015 12:55:16 AM

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: 5

Comment:
I felt the need to leave a review for this medication in the hopes that it will benefit someone in the same position as me a few months ago. I dragged my feet for two years on picking a birth control after a bad experience with a different birth control pill. My advice is to try a few different pill brands untill you find one that your body responds well too! This one works perfect for me no side ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
7/13/2015 7:21:39 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Before I switched to Lomedia I was taking Minastrin 24 fe I switched back to that brand today. I've been using Lomedia for 4 months now and the side effects are horrible. It makes me gas so I constantly feel like I have to burp, food I eat all the time usually has been making me throw up, anything I eat has a bad after taste now, and my period is inconsistent and I randomly cramp throughout th ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
7/10/2015 12:34:45 AM

Reviewer: jj113, Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Of course, just like almost every other review I've read I was extremely upset when I found out they discontinued Lostrin. I've been on 15-20 kinds of bc & that was the only one that's worked for me, until Lomedia. While I did gain a few pounds the first few months on it, that's been the only negative side effect. Cramps are minimal if I have any, my period is only 3-4 days &am ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
6/25/2015 2:31:20 PM

Reviewer: sweethearttx, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was hopeful that this would be my answer after Loestrin 24 FE was discontinued. I was on that pill for years with zero problems. I'm 34 and I've tried a number of pills in the past 14 years, and this is one of the worst experiences I've had (Yaz was the worst). Crazy mood swings (which has never happened to me on BC), really swollen and painful breasts, AWFUL bloating and weight gain ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
5/7/2015 11:35:23 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I switched from Sprintec/Previfem to this due to emotional issues from being on a 7 day placebo. I have had no issues. I think so many birth control side effects are psychosomatic, so if you don't think about it, it doesn't occur. I work out regularly, and drink about a gallon of water a day. I have seen no change from switching and love having only 4 days of placebo pills.

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