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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
1/5/2012 4:34:11 PM

Reviewer: vv, 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: 5

Comment:
I've been taking this pill for 3 years and love it... I don't get have mood swings and my periods are light... I started taking a different one for about 2 months and have been very moody and emotional. Switching back!

Condition: Birth Control
11/24/2011 10:12:49 PM

Reviewer: pyt327, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I've been taking this pill for over 5 months now. I've had no problems. The first month was a little touchy with cramps and strange bleeding but after that my body regulated and it's great. I first took ortho for the first few months of my marriage. Husband said my mood swings were horrible. I switched to the patch and got pregnant with my son. After having him I got the Mirena put in ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
8/13/2011 1:15:45 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I love this birth control compared to previous pills. Was on a tricyclic birth control that left me with miserable monthly periods, horrible irritability and mood swings (you can ask my poor husband), and decreased sex drive-- which is certainly not the way in which I wanted it to prevent pregnancy!! But I switched to Microgestin FE 1/20 and it's great! No more mood swings, no more periods sin ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
7/14/2011 7:32:05 AM

Reviewer: rockerchick509, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I know that everyone reacts to medications differently. I am 31 and have decided it's time to start birth control pills. I started Microgestin on a Saturday. By Tuesday I was cramping worse than my already bad period cramps, was lightly bleeding, my back hurt, nausea, and diarhea. I called the doc and she said it takes 2 to 3 months for your body to get used to, but if it got worse to call bac ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
6/15/2011 12:29:26 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I actually do NOT have acne while on the active pills. It isn't until the week of my period that i get a pimple or two. I have been on a few different types of pills and so far this one has been the best. No headaches, no mood swings. Just a bit of advice to anyone on any pill: you really should try it out for about 3 or four months before you can give a fair review. The first three months ... Show Full Comment

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