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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Microgestin FE 1/20 (28) Oral.

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Condition: Birth Control
6/6/2011 8:52:47 PM

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: 1

Comment:
I Normally dont like to leave bad reviews because every medication is bad for everyone. But this is my experience. I took this pill for the full month. in 2 days I am supposed to start a new pack but am most likely not going to. BIRTH CONTROL DOES AFFECT ANTI DEPRESSANTS! No site or doctor will agree with that though. But I have experienced this on every birth control pill. It cancelled out my wel ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
5/16/2011 1:23:06 PM

Reviewer: grlygrl, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Thank YOU all for your feedback... ive read thru alot of personal experiences w/ this b.c. and its scary! My experience has been great tho... so far. Ive been on Microgestin Fe 1/20 for 3.5 weeks. My heachaches are gone! So glad i got off the b.c. patch! My sex drive seems to be back to normal now and my moodswings are not out of control. Im not a moodswingy person tho usually. The few problems i ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
5/15/2011 5:18:32 PM

Reviewer:

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
This is my 2nd month on this pill and ive been having breakthrough bleeding for 5 days now and i also had it last month for 3 days . I am really annoyed that i keep spotting randomly . Has anyone else had this side effect & if so did the break through bleeding stop ...

Condition: Birth Control
5/8/2011 12:06:02 PM

Reviewer: samantha, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
ive been on this pill for over 6 months and its the worst one ive ever took. i have joint and muscle pain to the point that i take aleve tylenol and ibuprofin all day long, ive even gone to a chiropractor for it. my eyes feel dry. i cant sleep at night at all. i cant seem to calm down enough to sleep plus im in alot of pain. ive noticed that while on the last week of pills when i get my period tha ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
12/20/2010 11:38:43 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I began taking this medication at the end of October 2010. So far I love it. The transition period of the first week came with a few days of headaches but since then I've felt great. This was my first birth control so I wasn't sure what to expect. My periods have been extremely light (about a day and a half, opnly needing tampons). I have gained a bit of weight but I'm almost 99% su ... Show Full Comment

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