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Condition: Birth Control
7/20/2013 10:57:38 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
PLEASE do not take Apri. I am 21, and I have been on a few different pills, but my doctor switched me to Apri to help with my hormonal imbalance since it was such a 'low dose pill' and I don't normally take any sort of medication. Three months later I was in the hospital for PE. I had developed a massive clot in my right lung, a submassive clot in my left lung, along with NUMEROUS othe ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
7/16/2013 5:06:40 PM

Reviewer: ScienceGal4, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I took Apri for 5 months. The first month I took it, I had a lot of side effects - wild mood swings, breast pain, spottiness with blood, abdominal cramps, nausea, etc. It also gave me acne. After about 3 months, it evened out. On the plus side, it completely took away my painful periods (which were excruciating before Apri). Also, it took away my intense PMS symptoms. The reason I stopped ta ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
5/14/2013 11:58:33 PM

Reviewer: LoMary, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Well, I'm not pregnant, I lost 12 pounds, my skin looks so much better, increased sex drive, and lighter periods. Seriously, the best bc I've ever been on.

Condition: Birth Control
3/15/2013 1:48:49 PM

Reviewer: shohl89, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I first started Apri when i was 14 or so and it worked great - i was on it until about 21 or so. So i was on it a long time with great results, no acne, no weight gain, good sex drive, peachy. I went back on the pill about 3 years ago now. Since, I have been having frequent trips to the bathroom, painful sex, etc and was diagnosed with endometriosis after surgery finally. I just recently starte ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
3/4/2013 2:56:16 PM

Reviewer: kkaass, 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:
Never had any issues. Started taking this when I was 16 (now 23 yrs old) because of another medication I was on (I had to be on two forms on birth control because of the birth defects that the OTHER medication caused). Does what it's supposed to do... Haven't gotten pregnant, helps with the cramps and heaviness of my periods, I take it every morning when I wake up, and no side effects. No ... Show Full Comment

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