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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Ortho Tri-Cyclen (28) oral.

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Condition: Birth Control
10/28/2008 11:29:43 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
i was on yasmin for a few years and realized that it gave me major mood swings so i wanted to try ortho tricyclin. it was a DISASTER. my face broke out like crazy and my period was worse than before i was even on the pill! my weight constantly fluctuated and it seemed like my leg and armpit hair was growing twice as fast. i really do think there is a certain pill for everyone, but this one was not ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
9/24/2008 9:52:50 AM

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: 4

Comment:
I have recently switched from YAZ to Ortho Tri-Cyclen Lo and I love it! Before the YAZ I was on another low dose hormone birth control that I loved but I listened to the advice of my friends and switched to YAZ (BIG MISTAKE and all of my friends soon realized that YAZ was terrible). The YAZ made my face breakout terribly and I had the worst periods, major bleeding for at least 8 days and terrible ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
8/6/2008 1:53:49 PM

Reviewer:

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
It has been easy to use, my boobs have gotten bigger, my skin looks great, no spotting ever, no more cramps, and minor mood swings. The only bad part about it is that it increased my appetite and I have been gaining weight!

Condition: Birth Control
8/5/2008 1:52:06 PM

Reviewer: Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I was on ortho for 10 years. I recently switched to a generic oc and it's been a huge improvement. Ortho always worked but for years I thought I happened to be an irritable person. Now I realize alot of that was due to the ortho as I am far less irritable now that I'm on a different brand of daily oc. I suggest trying alternate brands if the oc you start on isn't working right for ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
7/12/2008 2:20:11 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I had been on ortho tri-cyclen lo for 4 years and was completely satisfied, but I started experiencing break through bleeding, an indication that it was no longer working effectively. My doctor suggested switching to ortho tri-cyclen because it had a stronger hormone. BIG MISTAKE, I'm normally a very calm, low key person, this medication turned me into an emotional wreck. I'd never expe ... Show Full Comment

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