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    Condition: Birth Control
    1/6/2013 8:09:55 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    This is the second time that I have tried Ortho-cyclen, and both times I had negative side effects. In each case, I was on it for at least three months, in order to see if the side effects would abate, which they did not. My side effects included: sudden weight gain (15-20 lbs), mood swings, deep cystic acne on my chin (as opposed to my normally clear skin), heavier periods, and increased period l ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Birth Control
    1/1/2013 10:18:19 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I've been on this pill for exactly three days, and I already hate it. It makes me feel bloated, and my face is breakout CITY--I don't even want to give this pill a month or so to settle into my system or anything, sacrificing my skin isn't worth it! I was on Junel FE 1.5/30 before, and I'm going to be switching back as soon as I can get an appointment with my doc!

    Condition: Birth Control
    12/2/2012 1:03:48 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    Pros: No pregnancy (yet), No moodiness, No over-eating. Cons: Constant Itchy skin/rashes, Hair thinned out, Stretch mark type marks on arms, heart burn after consuming certain foods. Overall I am content with this birth control, I am feeling that my hair is being affected and seems to have thinned out and I don't usually straighten my hair or dye my hair. Aside from the rashes I haven ... Show Full Comment

    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.

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