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Condition: Birth Control
5/22/2015 8:15:43 PM

Reviewer: NCmom, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Just started on the Xulane patch after being on Ortho Evra for over 8 years. I hate the new Xulane patch!! I put the first one on Sunday...it washed off in the shower on Tuesday. I put a new patch on after that and that patch washed off in the shower on Thursday. I want Ortho Evra back! I wish they had not discontinued it. Xulane is NOT the answer.

Condition: Birth Control
5/14/2015 12:19:34 AM

Reviewer:

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I loathe this new patch. The side effects are more trouble than they are worth. Ortho Evra was a GREAT patch for me. I did not suffer from any side effects, it made my periodsq more managable, and it adhered better. I am only on my second week of this new patch but I am scared to see what my next cycle will look like from some of the reviews, my breasts are so tender I feel like they are going to ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
5/12/2015 1:19:23 AM

Reviewer: grebjack, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Well, I hope to God is really is effective. I didn't get pregnant and am counting on that. I like that the patch is a bit smaller; hated that I bled ALL month for the first month, despite the fact that it's identical ingredients? I also had problems with the patch not adhering, and have an appointment to maybe change to the ring or the pill. I loved Ortho Evra and am disappointed it is ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
5/9/2015 5:39:25 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I used Ortho Evra for years, had to switch because new insurance wouldn't cover it. Until the generic came out. then I switched back. I see bad reviews, but I don't have a bad review for this medication. It can take a body 3 months to adjust to birth control. Generic's inactive ingredients are slightly different than the brand, so that probably accounts for many people's bad side e ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
5/8/2015 2:43:38 PM

Reviewer: HMarie, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was on the brand name for 15 years and never had one single problem. Then every drug store in the area switched to the Xulane which is the generic for the Ortho Evra. Now, aside from the fact that the patch doesn't stick, my skin is a mess, my blood pressure is a mess, my periods are ALL over the place and my weight is out of control. I had my dr write me a mew script for the ortho evra D ... Show Full Comment

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