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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
12/2/2011 11:11:56 AM

Reviewer: kw422, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been taking this bc for 4 months now and just found out I was pregnant. Some birth control! And the the 8 months before I got back on the bc, no pregnancy. explain that...

Condition: Birth Control
11/15/2011 12:28:16 AM

Reviewer: 123456789, 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: 3

Comment:
I switched to Lo Ovral after taking Yasmin for nearly a year. On Yasmin I was having terrible mood swings and 2 week depressions every month. It was affecting my relationships with everyone and I finally realized that I was not going crazy and it was just the Yasmin. I've been on Lo Ovral for at least a year now and so far I've had no complaints except that in the past 3 or 4 months ive no ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
11/13/2011 4:16:38 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I started taking this pill because I was having breakthrough bleeding with ortho tri cyclynm I had been on it for about 6 years and didn't have a lot of other side effects. So I had been taking lo ovral for 11 days when I was sitting at my computer at work and I started seeing little spots of light I couldn't focus on anything, then I saw squiggly lines around my eyem turns out it was a cl ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
11/1/2011 8:41:39 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: 3

Comment:
I feel like I haven't taken it long enough for my review to be worth anything, but I'd first like to point out to anyone reading this that all women who take bc have to keep in mind that birth control isn't just composed of hormones that suppress the ability to conceive. There are other "filler" elements, and these can vary from brand to brand. The side effects of ingesting ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
10/3/2011 3:48:21 PM

Reviewer: Candy, 19-24 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:
I took this pill for 6 months and gained 15lbs. Not much change in diet and I tried to lose weight and it was impossible. This pill also raised my blood pressure 160/99. I tried to decrease it through diet and exercise but it did not decrease until I got off of it. This pill also increased my sex drive which isn't always a good thing ladies.

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