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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Lo-Ovral (28) Oral.

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81 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Birth Control
11/7/2007 6:37:30 PM

Reviewer: 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: 2

Comment:
When I switched to this pill from Ortho Tri-cyclen due to break through bleeding, I was not informed about melasma being a possible side effect. I had darkening pigment above my upper lip and forehead, that worsened with exposure to the sun. I spent a lot of money on skin bleaching and makeup to cover this embarrassing problem. When I switched to a different product, I did not have these issues ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
10/25/2007 10:47:55 PM

Reviewer:

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I was fine with this method until my breast began to hurt so bad that I could not sleep through the night. Then my period did not stop for a month. My doctor took me off of it, and now I am fine. I have no clue why my body reacted this way, but the method was fine until then

Condition: Birth Control
10/22/2007 1:23:39 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 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:
When I started on this pill I experienced several side effects, including minor hair loss, weight loss, irritability, breast tenderness, headaches, and painful acne on my back. But I chose to stick it out and most of these side effects tapered off and disappeared after two cycles. It's been over a year now and I'm happy with my choice to stay on Lo/Ovral. I still experience very minor h ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
10/3/2007 8:34:23 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This birth control gave me constant headaches, bloating all month and minor weight gain. It definitely increased my appetite. This all happened in the first pack. I decided to stick it out another month to see if the side effects would subside but they got worse. Overall, I was not happy with it. So I am off to find another one.

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