Skip to content
My WebMD Sign In, Sign Up

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

Overall User Ratings

80 Total User Reviews

User Reviews

«Previous 16-20 of 53 Next»
Condition: Birth Control
2/7/2011 11:19:50 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This Birth control has been horrible for me...Every single day i feel nausea and throw up, im so used to throwing up now, its like its almost "normal" the nausea lasts for about two hours... I have been on it now for about 4 months and cant wait to find a new method.+

Condition: Birth Control
1/28/2011 5:35:07 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have been very satisfied aboout this product since I've started taking it.

Condition: Birth Control
1/18/2011 1:19:20 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
this is my 1st time ever taking birth control! i been on this pill for only 3 days and i can tell a difference in my body! i been having small cramps, tightness of the jaw, and i feel jittery. i plan on sticking to this for a full month but as of today im not sure if i will last that long on it!

Condition: Birth Control
1/3/2011 4:18:47 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have only been using Lo/ovral for 3 months and i cannot believe i lasted that long. Although my periods were very light and i experienced no cramps, i was very moody at any given time and had hardly any sex drive at all, let along be able to climax. These problems were never an issue before.

Condition: Birth Control
12/22/2010 6:07:09 PM

Reviewer: fluffysellscars, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was on Levlen/Nordette for four years before my health clinic stopped carrying that formula and switched me to Lo Ovral. This pill has made the last 2 years of my life a nightmare. Whereas the Levlen had no side effects other than clearing acne, Lo Ovral has given me the following: - Weight gain (10 lbs over 2 years, eating the same as before) - Bloating - Headaches - Stronger Cramping - Mo ... Show Full Comment

«Previous 16-20 of 53 Next»
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
 
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

Ask the pharmacist

Questions about medications? Get expert answers by video or live chat about allergies, pregnancy, sleep, and more.
See the Ask the Pharmacist event schedule.

Ask a Question

Popular Slideshows & Tools on WebMD

hands on abdomen
Can you catch one?
Woman sitting in front of UV lights
Is yours working?
woman using breath spray
What's causing yours?
womans hand on abdomen
Are you ready for baby?
MS Overview
Recognizing symptoms.
bowl of yogurt with heart shape
Eat for a healthy heart.
woman doing pushups
To help you get fit.
Colored x-ray of tooth decay
Know what to look for.
Woman sitting with child
Do you know the symptoms?
mosquito
Stings, bites, burns, and more.
Allentown, PA
Are you living in one?
Thyroid exam
See how much you know.

Women's Health Newsletter

Find out what women really need.

WebMD the app

Get trusted health information. Whenever. Wherever... with your iPhone, iPad or Android.

Find Out More
IMPORTANT: About This Section and Other User-Generated Content on WebMD

The opinions expressed in WebMD User-generated content areas like communities, reviews, ratings, or blogs are solely those of the User, who may or may not have medical or scientific training. These opinions do not represent the opinions of WebMD. User-generated content areas are not reviewed by a WebMD physician or any member of the WebMD editorial staff for accuracy, balance, objectivity, or any other reason except for compliance with our Terms and Conditions. Some of these opinions may contain information about treatment or uses of drug products that have not been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. WebMD does not endorse any specific product, service, or treatment.

Do not consider WebMD User-generated content as medical advice. Never delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice from your doctor or other qualified healthcare provider because of something you have read on WebMD. You should always speak with your doctor before you start, stop, or change any prescribed part of your care plan or treatment. WebMD understands that reading individual, real-life experiences can be a helpful resource but it is never a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment from a qualified health care provider. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or dial 911 immediately.