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    Condition: Birth Control
    11/20/2016 10:27:50 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I was switched from Loestrin 21 to Apri a few months back because my periods were irregular and my doc thought Apri would be better for me. I like that there's placebo pills in Apri cause I was awful at taking 21 day packs. The first couple months were a little tough adjusting to the higher dose of hormones. I was super emotional! But that's normal. I'm on month 5 now and things are fi ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Birth Control
    10/3/2016 5:29:48 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    I had been having breakthrough bleeding on prev pill, so my OBGYN prescribed Apri, thinking the hormone formulation would help. It seemed to for the first cycle, but since then (2.5 cycles later), I've had spotting. I've also experienced depressive symptoms and low sex drive. Very much considering taking a break from HBC to get back in touch with what I feel like without it (I've been ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Birth Control
    9/7/2016 10:44:39 PM

    Reviewer: Kathrynn , 13-18 on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    This birth control did not make me gain any weight. it made almost all of my acne go away. my periods are regular and I have almost no cramps, although my period has gotten heavier.

    Condition: Birth Control
    9/2/2016 7:57:03 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Of course it is effective but I had one major side effect that is a complete deal breaker for me. I have normal skin with the regular monthly breakouts, but nothing major. I gave this pill a try and it made me break out like I have never seen before. Day two of this pill I literally woke up with broils (two which is more than enough)on my cheeks and temple. The day after I did not take the pil ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Birth Control
    5/31/2016 2:43:24 PM

    Reviewer: JaimieG, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I have been on Apri since I was 16 (I am now 22). The first few months on the pill I felt very sick but once my body adjusted I have been fine since with the occasional tender breasts. I have always had irregular periods and still do even on Apri, I don't get cramps, breakouts or bloating before a period just a headache that lasts a few hours. The only thing I have a problem with is rememberin ... Show Full Comment

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