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

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Condition: Birth Control
11/19/2012 7:59:28 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This is the first birth control I have ever taken. I have been taking Ortho Cyclen for 5 months now, and I have experienced side effects. I have not gotten pregnant, so I suppose it has been successful. Also, I have shorter periods, which is a plus. However, it does cause me nausea and has caused stomache cramps. I have gained 12-15 lbs without the ability to lose it. Normally, I can lose weight b ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
10/15/2012 2:40:43 AM

Reviewer: ericalovesyou, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I went from being a happy girl everyday to being mad at the world and crying for no apparent reason, maybe one time a week. I am still currently taking it, but I am for sure looking up a different pill to use.

Condition: Birth Control
7/1/2012 1:01:22 AM

Reviewer: Taybee, 13-18 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Ive been on the pill for almost a month now. At first it wasn't so bad, then about a week later I started experiencing constant nausea, stomach cramping, and definite mood swings. I would go from the happy loving girlfriend I usually am to a depressed sleepy lunatic that would cry for no reason. This pill made my acne 10 times worse, and the 2nd week of taking the blue pills I started my perio ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
6/27/2012 1:34:35 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was taking this as a form of contraception, I started taking it in August and was experiencing random morning sickness, i would be on the road driving and would get nauseous out of no where. This pill made me lose my appetite quite often. I switched the times i took the pill three times, and was still experiencing side effects up until i stopped taking them in March.

Condition: Birth Control
6/24/2012 11:59:45 AM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was on Yaz for 2 years and had TERRIBLE migraines but other then that was pleased. Changed doctors and decided to try something else to avoid migraines and was prescriped ortho-cyclen. i only took it for 1 month. every morning i would wake up incredibily nauseous. i gained 12 lbs. ive never had acne in my life, on ortho cyclen, my acne was out of control. like huge painful pimples. and i would h ... Show Full Comment

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