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Condition: Birth Control
7/12/2015 7:16:03 PM

Reviewer: jennfas, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was on Reclipsen for over 10 years and my OB/GYN sent in a script for Reclipsen. However, CVS only had Apri and said it was the same thing. Oh hell no, it is not the same. I have been on Apri for a little over a week and am severely bloated, moody (I feel like I want to kill everyone who looks or speaks to me), having severe sweating fits, cannot sleep, etc.. I am calling my Dr. tomorrow and ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
5/22/2015 2:01:04 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been on this for about 2 months and it is working very well for me.

Condition: Birth Control
5/5/2015 2:15:28 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I took Apri for about 4 months after my OBGYN recommended it as birth control and to also help with some mild acne I have. Apri was not effective for my acne as I still broke out, it made me feel bloated. I feel like I gained weight on the pill because despite all the exercise I did I still felt heavy and bloated. Whenever I reached the end of the pack I got very servere mood swings, I felt so dow ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
1/25/2015 10:08:15 PM

Reviewer: Cschawel, 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 have used this pill for about 6 years now. At times my insurance stopped covering it and I was switched to a generic, but I am allergic to some dyes used in other birth controls. I have lighter, shorter periods, almost no acne. At first, my breasts were more full, but after about four years on the pill that decreased and I started having lots of bloating in my stomach area. I also started to hav ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
12/22/2014 10:01:35 AM

Reviewer: mlewis0024, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have been on Apri for about a year now. Everything seemed fine until I went for my yearly examine and realized I had gained 20lbs in a year! The only explanation for this is Apri. I eat better than I have and exercise more so if anything I should weigh less, not 20lbs more. After reading other reviews of people gaining weight on this pill I am sure Apri is the cause of my weight gain and I will ... Show Full Comment

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