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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Levora 0.15/30 (28) Oral.

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61 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Birth Control
8/16/2014 6:49:32 PM

Reviewer: Nml93, 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: 1

Comment:
Was on this pill for 9 months and can't take it anymore. I thought the initial side effects would get better the longer I took it, but instead they only worsened. I've gained at least ten pounds, tearing up and crying for no reason, or for very small things, severe anxiety and bad depression where it became difficult to function on a daily basis. Constantly worrying about getting sick and ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
5/15/2014 11:15:08 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Not good. I am a very healthy and active woman and I gained weight and had a ton of mood swings on this.

Condition: Birth Control
2/27/2014 9:30:15 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: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Pill is super effective for not getting pregnant. Though I have experienced the worst depression of life; anxious, moody, crying, incapable of normality. Also decreased sex drive. It was easy to use and never was worried about being pregnant, period was short-3 days. no acne. minimal weight gain. Not worth the unhappiness.

Condition: Birth Control
2/26/2014 12:53:25 AM

Reviewer: taran, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Before I get into the list of side effects that caused me to get off this drug within 2 months, I only took it for birth control - I am a healthy woman with regular periods, clear skin, and very rare mood swings or other PMS symptoms. On Levora, I was a fat, depressed, irrational, irritable, sobbing mess. I have IBS that is triggered by stress and hormone levels, and the IBS symptoms were much wor ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
10/17/2013 3:10:58 PM

Reviewer: cgl99, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I've tried many birth control pills and with this one, I have not gained weight, my acne has been under control and my mood swings are average (as they were without any pill). I have been taking this for about 2 years now.

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