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

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Condition: Birth Control
3/7/2013 1:01:31 AM

Reviewer: Sammy, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I used LoOvral and Low Ogestrel for a combined 17 years. The latter being used for about 10 years. The only reason I stopped was because my prescription was hard to get due to the recall on packaging. I didn't want to try anything else. Unfortunately, now I have cystic acne and my skin is horrible. This had mild side effects on me. Nothing major, It was as good as it gets.

Condition: Birth Control
11/12/2012 2:15:03 AM

Reviewer: Sec12345, 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: 5

Comment:
Just started my first pill pack of lo-ogestral this month. About to start the placebos. Switched from lo-estrine 24 fe because i kept getting breakthrough bleeding that would last for up to two weeks until my next period. This happened twice in the span of under 6 months AFTER i had been on it for over a year. Did some research and discovered that i could be having breakthrough bleeding because my ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
8/29/2012 9:01:10 AM

Reviewer: 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: 3

Comment:
I have been on multiple pills for the past 10 years and only just started this one about 9 months ago. It took 6 months for me to get "used" to it but now I know what to expect. My period starts on day 4 of the placebo pills usually and only lasts for 2 - 3 days and is super light. I'm always a bit crampy about 1 week prior but don't generally cramp at any other time. I am mu ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
7/18/2012 11:21:09 AM

Reviewer: pinkhulahoop, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
***I have been on this BCP for 5 years now as contraceptive and to regulate my period. I have irregular cycle with regular flow and I get pms. Both are much better and I have had great luck with this pill. It keeps my emotions level and my periods regular. ***My daughter took it also. She has very heavy periods and with stomach issues and pms. She has had the opposite experience with it. ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
7/1/2012 4:48:27 AM

Reviewer: floridian24, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
The only problems I have are at night, however I think it's just my anxiety messing with me. My anxiety became higher after I started on the pill.

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