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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
11/8/2012 1:08:38 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Spotting for the first two months as my body got used to it but by the third month everything was perfect. Cleared up my acne, no moodiness at all, super light periods, and no weight gain (in fact I lost 10 lbs)! Best birth control I've ever used!

Condition: Birth Control
11/7/2012 12:19:15 AM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I've been using microgestin Fe 1/20 for about six months. About two months ago started noticing my hair falling out in handfuls after showering and brushing. Also, every once and awhile I experience unexplicable nauseau. On top of all of that my face has never been blotchy or chronically dried out until the last month and a half. I have eliminated all other causes of these symptoms. I have don ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
10/22/2012 10:38:42 AM

Reviewer: lollypop8381, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have been on this pill for 5 months. I have never experienced acne before, never had it growing up, but now at 29 my skin is horrible. I have a constant breakout on my chin. I have worse pain with my periods than I have ever had before. No significant weight gain, which is good. My periods have been lighter than they ever have been before. I would deal with any other dislikes I had with this pil ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
10/5/2012 1:19:46 AM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I hate it, the first month I was moody, it causes missed periods which I hate, spotting in between periods and heavy spotting for me. Severe cramps

Condition: Birth Control
9/30/2012 1:31:13 AM

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: 5

Comment:
Allright, so obviously everybody is different, and this drug may not have the same effect on you as it does on me, but here's my story. I get nauseous pretty much daily, at the slightest provocation, and certain medications, especially birth controls make it SO much worse. THIS IS THE ONLY BIRTH CONTROL I HAVE EVER TRIED THAT HAS NOT MADE ME NAUSEOUS AT ALL!!! If you have trouble with nausea I ... Show Full Comment

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