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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
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

Condition: Birth Control
3/14/2014 10:55:26 PM

Reviewer: doyourresearch1st, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Overall I didn't feel myself I've been on Microgestin for less than a month and it has been terrible! This pill gave me manic like mood swings (angry), no sex drive/ dryness, food cravings and break outs. I was on Lutera for 2 years I decided to switch to try something new. The Lutera began to made me nauseated in the mornings. Needless to say Microgestin is not for me I'm going back t ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
2/11/2014 12:30:59 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I am currently on my 3rd month of taking his BC. During the first month and a half of taking it, I experienced some nausea. It eventually went away, but now I have been experiencing chronic dry eyes especially when I wear my contact lenses. I thought it was dry air or allergies, but no one else in my office is experiencing this. Two weeks ago, I had a rash appear on my wrists that resembles eczem ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
1/27/2014 12:40:19 PM

Reviewer: Hellogoodbye, 25-34 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:
In the past I had tried 3? different birth control pills all of which were met with side effects that were too annoying to work with. So for years I just used condoms, I decided to try the pill again; spoke with my new ob/gyn and have been taking this ever since (over a year). I LOVE this medication, my cycles are shorter and cramping and flow is almost non existent. I didn't realize how goo ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
1/14/2014 3:54:54 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
This works and is easy to take like any other pill. But I keep getting period early. It last long and I keep spotting. This is particular my annoying because I am usually very regular an can plan my cycle like clock work. Need to switch.

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