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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
6/16/2015 9:12:39 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Ortho Tri-Cyclen is the second BC pill I tried and, after 5 months and feeling as though my body has adjusted to the hormonal change, I can say I'm truly happy with it. No spotting, light cramping (with my prior BC, the cramping lasted for days and was debilitating), and my period starts on the same day of the pack every month. No pregnancy scares. I will re-review this if things change, but s ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
5/29/2015 1:25:07 AM

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Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I've been taking this birth control for almost 3 years now and have experienced nonnegative side effects. In the beginning I started taking a very low dose birth control and was bleeding continuously that is when my doctor switched me to tri-cyclen low but even that was not working for me so then she decided to give me the tri-cyclen 28 and I have been taking then ever since. I have not experi ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
5/19/2015 7:32:32 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
3rd pill I tried the ONLY issue I had with this was chronic insomnia. I've always had light random periods, mild acne, healthy weigh & lifestyle. I had NO weight gain or bloating, my skin was best it's ever been, no changes to my hair like I did on Lo Loestrin Fe, no night sweats & for 1st time in my life I had a period every month like clockwork. I also have epilepsy & lack of ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
4/27/2015 11:10:10 AM

Reviewer: nngr, 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: 5

Comment:
I am a 23 year old that recently started taking this pill. I wanted to wait about 6 months before I came on and wrote a review so I could really see how it worked with my body. I have tried other pills in the past and completely hated them. Most just made me very nauseous, cranky, and totally affected my overall mood. I have been on this pill for over 6 months now and I absolutely love it. I h ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
11/18/2014 12:08:04 PM

Reviewer: bubblyz, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have been on this pill for 6 months now and it has been great until 2 months ago that im getting very strong headaches. the headaches are worst the day before my period until the last day of my period. I am also very emotional a week before my period. On the other hand, it has cleared up my face from pimples and it has Increased my sexual drive not decreased. I Really don't want to have to c ... Show Full Comment

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