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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
12/30/2009 7:22:59 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Hello, I've been using this prescription off and on for about a year now. The only good thing I've noticed is that my cramps are light and my periods are light. Side effects (for me) include INTENSE mood swings, feeling nauseous, spotting, being hungry all the time,(extreme)decrease in sex drive, and possible depression. I've noticed that I don't really enjoy anything as much a ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
12/22/2009 4:37:54 PM

Reviewer: A.E, 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: 5

Comment:
I've been on this pill for 8 months now. I'm very happy with it, no problems, no mood swings, no weight gain, no problems with contact lenses. I've been skipping pills the sugar pills ever since so I haven't had my period for 8 months which is great!

Condition: Birth Control
12/6/2009 9:09:16 AM

Reviewer: Patient66, 19-24 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: 5

Comment:
I have used Microgestin for nine months straight now. I have had no issues with it. The price is quite reasonable ($30 for a 3 months supply under insurance). No weight gain, mood swings, hair loss, cramps, etc. None for me! I was on other BP, which caused me several issues in a way that I had to stop after only 5 days. Microgestin, however, was very convenient in my case. But, then every person v ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
11/21/2009 5:49:04 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Well, I did not have sex while on this medication, but I can tell you I had my period for the whole 3 weeks that I took it. My cramps were so unbearable that I had to use a heating pad, and my hair started to fall out.

Condition: Birth Control
10/1/2009 3:36:56 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: 3

Comment:
I've just finished my first pack. This whole month has been very strange. Mood swings, I noticed I'm starving a few hours after taking it, which isn't normal, my sleep is messed up but I'm not extremely tired all the time, the cramps are HORRIBLE! The last time I had cramps this bad was during my miscarriage and before then I never got them. I feel bloated all the time and my diet ... Show Full Comment

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