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    Condition: Birth Control
    6/18/2016 11:52:27 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    Took my body a few months to get adjusted to the medication. But since then I have had no negative side effects! No weight gain, my cramps are gone, my periods are light and short, and my skin has gotten clearer. And I haven't gotten pregnant!

    Condition: Birth Control
    2/23/2016 6:21:21 PM

    Reviewer: carissa456, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I am 19, and taking the generic Mononessa.No weight gain for me, MAYBE a pound, if that. I am now dieting and is not preventing me from losing weight. I do get some random breakouts, I would say acne is about the same as before. Haven't gotten pregnant either, so that's a good sign :)

    Condition: Birth Control
    12/10/2015 1:43:05 PM

    Reviewer: 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've been on this pill for 6 months now. I haven't experienced any significant changes in my body. My cramps are gone, periods lighter, and my acne has subsided. I was on Tri-cyclen before this for about a year and had spotting/ a week of horrible acne. Therefore, I love the ortho-cyclen.

    Condition: Birth Control
    8/13/2015 6:02:45 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    Ive been taking this for about 3-4 months and the only thing that i didnt like was the weight gain. i felt so bloated. oh and your breast get really sore and tender.

    Condition: Birth Control
    7/7/2015 11:30:09 PM

    Reviewer: 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: 4

    Comment:
    I take non generic ortho cyclen. VERY good at preventing pregnancy if that is what you are taking it for and if it is taken on time. Causes some weight gain. The only large effect from this medication is that I went from a B-cup to a DD and it will make your breasts very tender at a certain point in the cycle.

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