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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
1/17/2014 5:50:52 PM

Reviewer: long-term BC pill user, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I am SO glad I read through these reviews. Now I know the sadness and inexplicable depression I feel sometimes isn't me! It's just the medication. Now maybe it won't bother me so much. I have been on this pill for several years. Initially, I was placed on it because I started having difficult cramps with another med. The cramping didn't really get better, but I think in my ca ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
1/16/2014 4:39:02 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
This is my second month into taking this birth control and I must say I like it. I no longer have the terrible cramps that came with my period and I have noticed my complexion is clearing up. There is a bit of water retention, but not much compared to what others have experienced. Also, I’ve noticed my breasts have grown a little since starting this birth control. Which for me is a bit of a good t ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
1/14/2014 9:38:06 AM

Reviewer: Dollbaby24, 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I'm 24 years old and I just stsrted this BC 3 weeks ago and I'm in a all WOW!! I've lost weight!! I've always been a gym rat though however I never noticed weight lost this fast :) also my (SKIN) its clearing so well.. Prior to me using this BC my skin was a blemish cementary but now you clearly tell my skin getting better by the day.. I LOVE LOVE this BC! Only con is I feel a lilt ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
12/11/2013 3:50:42 PM

Reviewer: Jenn5025, 35-44 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 switched from the Nuvaring to Low Ogestrel 28 ten days ago. I have gained 4lbs in the last 4 days. I am an extremely active individual. I work out at least 5 days a week and I watch what I eat. I am immediately stopping this medication.

Condition: Birth Control
12/3/2013 10:27:46 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I'm a bit disappointed that I seem to be the only one having severe nausea and throwing up with this medication. I stayed home from work today, day 10 of taking this medication. This is the second time in a year I have attempted to go onto the Low-Ogestrel oral and both times have led to the same effect. I rarely have side effects with medications but now that this is the second time that t ... Show Full Comment

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