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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
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

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

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