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Condition: Birth Control
4/14/2009 10:40:30 AM

Reviewer: frag, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have taken this pill for about 8 years. No problems until this last year...weight gain (prob my fault though?), major bleeding between periods, clotting, mood swings, and the return of acne. I do have a thyroid condition, so not sure if that may have contributed to anything. Also had a child 3 years ago (by choice), so changes occur in the body from that. I had no problems for many years, but no ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
4/10/2009 9:53:34 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Have used this medication for 8+ years. Never experienced any negative side effects or probelms. Shorter, predictable periods, clear skin, zero weight gain. I only take the brand name, as I don't trust generics, and have always taken this right before bedtime (when I first started on OC, advice I was given was to take at bedtime would help you avoid experiencing any unpleasant nausea sympto ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
3/17/2009 10:43:58 AM

Reviewer: 13-18 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I love it so far and it's my 2 day of using it!I feel like it puts my mind at ease, periods can be regular possibly i have to wait for another month lol but I think anyone should give it a try but maintain their own personality and understand it is a pill that u take everyday but it is not going to control mood swing if u already are moody which a lot women get just like any ordinary person an ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
3/4/2009 1:52:36 PM

Reviewer:

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was on the generic version of Ortho for a while. I was getting two periods a month on that pill so my doctor switched me to the regular version. I have had the WORST mood swings ever and I don't know how my fiance has put up with me. I just called to get changed back to the generic.

Condition: Birth Control
2/13/2009 7:00:38 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
have taken it for years and have had no problems, side effects from this pill. Love it it works great.

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