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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

Condition: Birth Control
12/2/2012 3:45:07 AM

Reviewer: h0plessl0ve13, 13-18 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
i started birth control when i was 15 it was supposed to help my cramps. at 16 i ended up with numerous blood clots in my legs lungs and in my arms, my family and was told to come and say goodbye to me because i only had a ten percent chance to live. thankfully i mad it but being 16 and hearing this is probably the end of your life was so hard.

Condition: Birth Control
10/31/2012 10:11:39 PM

Reviewer: Chelsea, 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:
I have been on Apri, with my previous pill being Desogen. While Apri did have initial hormonal changes (fuller/tender breasts, heavier cramps), after use past the first few months my body has no negative effects. While yes, my breasts do get a little more sore from time to time, I've never spotted and NEVER had a pregnancy, the latter being the real point of the prescription in the first place ... Show Full Comment

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