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

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107 Total User Reviews

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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

Condition: Birth Control
9/16/2013 6:04:01 PM

Reviewer: molie, 13-18 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:
I'm taking Apri since 1 1/2 year and I never had any problems with it! before taking the pill my periods were very painful and i was bleeding for a week and a half, now it's only for 4-5 days and almost no pain/cramps

Condition: Birth Control
9/5/2013 11:53:01 AM

Reviewer: JennChak, 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: 5

Comment:
I took Apri for five years and never had any problems with it. I went off of it for three months and on the dot I was pregnant with my first child- no complications. It never made me sick, hormonal or anything.

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