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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Ortho-Novum 1/35 (28) Oral.

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18 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Birth Control
3/29/2012 11:29:05 AM

Reviewer: Steph, 25-34 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 very satisfied with this drug other than the mid month bleeding. I've never been on a pill before so i'm not sure if this is normal but i love the months that i do have a 2 day period. :)

Condition: Birth Control
2/22/2012 12:34:14 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
After trying struggling to find a birth control pill that worked for me (previous pills causes acne, mood swings, etc) I was put on this pill - and it worked - all my previous symptoms stopped, and my period became lighter, and only lasted 2-3 days, as compared to 6-8 days long before. Unexpectedly, I became pregnant while on the pill. My husband and I were excited, but surprised. I'm guessing ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
10/13/2011 11:25:53 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
At the time I tried the orthonovum, I had taken ortho-tricyclen for many years, but continued to have my period for 6-7 days. I tried Ortho novum to attempt to reduce menstruation days. Unfortunately, I had one of the serious and rare reactions, in that I began to have severe mood swings precipitated by rather benign events. On one occassion, I became enraged that a particular street sign was no ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
10/5/2009 7:20:44 PM

Reviewer: faith17, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I've gone through 4 different types of birth control until I found the one that didn't cause mood swings,nausea, or light sensitivity. And this particular one worked perfectly for me - no problems, no issues. But every person is different and sometimes one has to try several different kinds to find the one.

Condition: Birth Control
7/3/2009 9:02:01 AM

Reviewer: nnnyckyyy, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
i have been on this birth control for about 2 years and its the best one ive been on so far i have had no problems it def regulates ur period im healthy no mood swings or out rageous sex drive reported from other people

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