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Condition: Birth Control
3/2/2015 10:09:24 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Ive been on Xulane for 5 weeks. It caused extreme migraines, cramps, aches and pains, and breast tenderness. The past month Ive felt just overall sickly since starting. Finally ripped it off yesterday!

Condition: Birth Control
2/20/2015 3:05:22 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Xulane caused me to be in excruciating pain that I could hardly function at work. The clots that left my body during this pain were so huge. Thanks to Xulane I am now seeing my period twice in one month. THIS is why I never wanted to use it in the first place. The reviews I read were exactly what I experienced. I ripped it off after the two days. Finally I was able to get Ortho Evra after calling ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
2/6/2015 9:41:19 PM

Reviewer: Onetwo12, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Worse patch I've ever been on.!!!! I have nasty headaches don't go way for about a day!! And off course with it nauseas also... I've gained about 10lbs .. & I'm emotional most of the time . Ortho evra pAtch didn't cause this that made me think it was because of the birth control.. I switch because my insurance covered XULANE but no longer covered (ortho evra).. I thn ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
2/4/2015 1:06:46 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 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:
Was on Ortho Evera for about four years before my insurance made me switch. Immediately noticed a negotiable difference! Felt sick, tired, and pale for months. I never gained weight on Ortho, but can't seem to shake the weight from Xulane. I'm a healthy, active person, so this is horrible. Recently, I went on antibiotics and, come my period week, have been soaking through pads and am very ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
2/3/2015 3:44:38 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have noticed more mood swings, increased sexual appetite, and minor itching/burning 3 hours after I put the Xulane on, never had the itching with Ortho Evra, however with the ortho patch I had this awful gummy line around the patch, and when I took it off I'd have this discolored line around the square, and that still isn't going away. Overall I prefer the Xulane, comes off cleaner.

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