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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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174 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Birth Control
6/25/2014 3:40:21 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
When I started taking the pill I was on a higher dose, but when my mother got cervical cancer, my doctor suggested to switch to this one. Overall the pill did what it was ment to do, not let me become pregnant, but unfortunatly I had sevear side effects I am just coming to terms with. Hence the review. I am 25 and as of a few months ago, stopped this medication. I had been on the pill since I was ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
6/20/2014 4:51:25 PM

Reviewer: jdezzi, 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: 5

Comment:
I love this birth control! I've been taking it for about a year now and have had absolutely no issues, I gained about 3-5 pounds but besides that its great!

Condition: Birth Control
6/18/2014 12:52:27 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have taken this medication for a year. It has made me sick with sever nausea, vomitting, cramping and it made my migraines come on more frequent during the month. Im switching to trycycline lo ..

Condition: Birth Control
5/18/2014 10:19:04 PM

Reviewer: ad12, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I am 21 and have been on this pill for 3 years now. This past year I have noticed that my moods the week before I get my period are out of control. I'll cry for no reason, and get mad very easily, and that is not how I am at all. My boyfriend can't handle the mood swings and it has become a problem for us the week before my period. I don't feel like myself and I even get slightly depre ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
3/17/2014 4:04:54 PM

Reviewer: vmeltx23, 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:
After taking Ortho Tri-cyclen Lo for many years I decided to switch to something that would cost me less per month. That was a bad idea. The only good thing about this drug is that my periods have completely stopped. However, I now have terrible mood swings, low sex drive and acne for the first time in my life. Not something I wanted at 31. I've been on it for almost five months with sympt ... Show Full Comment

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