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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
2/22/2010 2:33:32 PM

Reviewer: LuckyLady, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This is my 2nd and last month on Microgestin FE 1/20. Ever since I've started this pill I have been EXTREMELY moody! I cry all the time and I feel depressed. I have never been this way. All this started once I started taking this pill. I do not recommend this to anyone.

Condition: Birth Control
2/17/2010 5:42:35 PM

Reviewer: Meghan, 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:
I have been on this pill for 5 months now, i have constant headaches that never go away... I currently live on aleve to help the headaches. I have no sex drive whatsoever... My contacts bother me all the time (I did not have these problems on Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo however I kept getting cysts which is why I am using this god awful drug now) I am seriously considering getting off Birth Control all t ... Show Full Comment

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

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