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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Apri Oral.

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109 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Birth Control
6/14/2014 3:47:13 AM

Reviewer: Dazed and Confused, 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:
I have been taking Apri for about a month now. I switched after 8 or 9 months of taking Generess Fe because I had constant spotting, yeast infections, and depression. I am not at all satisfied with Apri. The spotting didn't stop, and I got acne. After taking the sugar pills, I am having the worst period I have ever experienced in my life. Heavy and extremely painful. Not to mention that I read ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
4/22/2014 8:49:14 PM

Reviewer: okimmel94, 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
This pill is doing what I need it to do, even though I just started the pill this month. Although, this may just be a short term side effect, but for me it has caused terrible Restless Leg Syndrome. The symptoms usually occur at night or when I am relaxing.

Condition: Birth Control
4/18/2014 4:37:05 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: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This pill definitely did what its supposed to do, prevent pregnancy. However, before I was on it, I had very light, short periods. Now, I have long, very, very heavy periods. I have switched to NuvaRing, which is a lower dose of progestin.

Condition: Birth Control
4/16/2014 12:18:22 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Apri is now the seventh pill I've been on in the past 5 years. Took Yaz for about 2 years for my acne and it was great until I started to get breakthrough bleeding every month. My issue with most bc's are the headaches that accompany it. My obgyn put me on apri and I'm now on my 3rd week. No headaches but now my acne has flared up, I'm horribly bloated (I eat healthy and go to the ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
12/9/2013 1:24:48 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 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 took Apri for six years (age 14-20) with no complications or side effects. I naturally have a heavy and painful 7-day cycle and Apri (monthly) reduced my period to 3-5 days. After three years on Apri my periods started to get heavier and cramps worsened so I started a 4-pack cycle (take placebo pills after 4 packs). This resolved the problem for about two years, at which time I switched to a hi ... Show Full Comment

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