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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Nortrel 1/35 (28) oral.

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Condition: Birth Control
8/12/2009 5:39:25 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
#1 - headaches EVERY DAY #2 - gained weight (i mean, after 2 months, my pants are tight!) #3 - hair falling out - not too sure if that is all from the bc pill, but I didn't have any problems when I was taking nothing. I just don't want to add another baby to the mix, but I'm definitely contacting my dr to get a different pill prescribed. Hope this helps others!

Condition: Birth Control
5/10/2009 10:05:56 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have only been taking this pill for a month and I really hate it. I'm already getting acne which I've NEVER had before. I also got a yeast infection from taking this pill too. I'm moody, gained weight, and have a dark patch on my foot. It keeps you from getting pregnant but it makes you miserable.

Condition: Birth Control
12/22/2008 12:09:55 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I took this pill because I was having trouble finding a birth control that did not give me mood swings, make me gain weight and would help ease my cramps. Overall the pill did what it was supposed to do - not get me pregnant. I did not gain any weight, my face did not break out, and my cramps were better, but not completely gone so I still had to take Advil (but not as frequently as before). The d ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
11/7/2008 2:14:28 PM

Reviewer:

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been having acne problems. I have always had perfect skin, but my face started becoming sensitive and then all of a sudden began breaking out. I didn't know where it was coming from and something said check the side effects of this drug and when I did, it was one of the side effects. I am just happy that now I know and my skin will go back to being flawless. I highly discourage anyo ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
9/22/2008 9:22:21 AM

Reviewer: jesser39, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have been on this pill for 4 months now and I have noticed that I have gotten really bad acne. I never had any problem with acne, maybe an occassional zit, now it looks like I have craters all over my face! I was previously on Yaz and it was perfect, but because they don't have a generic, and I don't have insurance, I am limited to my chooices. I really want to change to a different p ... Show Full Comment

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