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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
5/26/2010 5:42:45 PM

Reviewer: mklein, 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I am just in my first pack of this pill. Nothing too terrible yet but it's too early to judge. This is my 5th birth control pill. I have been on Ortho Tricyclin Low, Yaz, Kariva, and Necon 10/11. Yaz was the absolute worst. The thing is, all of these reviews are individual. What works for me won't necessarily work for you. Anyways, I switched from Necon because I was having 2 periods a ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
5/26/2010 8:52:51 AM

Reviewer: Martiry, 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 being using this pills for over a month and i dont have any complain about it. i think if you out in your mind that you are going to gain weight than it would because many of this side effects is mentally. as matter fact, i am an active person and im all the time concern about my weight and until this day i havent gain one pound.

Condition: Birth Control
4/7/2010 3:17:03 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I'm going on my third month on this pill and have been pretty satisfied. I've had no horrible side effects like others have complained about. The only thing that I didn't like was that my first month, I had no period and the second month, it was VERY heavy. This pill is suppossed to make it lighter. One MAJOR advantage was that it heightened my sex drive.. me and the hubby love this :)

Condition: Birth Control
3/27/2010 1:24:17 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been on the pill (in general, not this particular one) for about 10 years. I have been using the pill primarily for birth control and regulating/ and less cramps, and not feeling so sick on my period. I switched to this one because the one that I was using before I was getting horrible headaches and cramping but after using this pill for not even an entire month, I would rather deal with th ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
3/25/2010 10:49:12 PM

Reviewer: preg or not, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My gyneocologist switched me to this drug two months and I have been unhappy since. I like consistency and this drug has no consistency. I have spotting in the middle of the month for a day or two and spotting at the end of the month for a day or two. As much as I hate to admit it, I like getting a period at the end of the pack. I don't get one and it scares me. I feel I have to take a pr ... Show Full Comment

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