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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
1/20/2013 10:23:20 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I started this pill just for birth control and I hated it! The first week was a sure indicator of how I would react to it! I started it Sunday and had a full on breakdown on Thursday!! I ended up crying in public because I couldn't control my emotions! Then I had 2 periods the first month (which can be normal). However, I was very sensitive to the amount of hormones in the pill that I took it ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
1/6/2013 8:02:58 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
My periods are not painful and lighter. My breast have grown a whole cup size and I have actually lost 5 lbs. The only issue I have is I have been experiencing abnormal vaginal itching that has been linked to the usage of this drug, and if I do not eat first thing in the morning I end up dry heaving and very nauseated.

Condition: Birth Control
1/5/2013 7:22:37 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
This is the 3rd type of hormonal contraceptive I have been on in the last 10 years. I was on Ortho Tricyclen Lo from age 16-18 and never experienced any side effects--I was lucky. I tried the patch briefly in my early 20s, but had a terrible allergic reaction to the adhesive and discontinued after 2 months of use. Now onto Migrogestin Fe. I started my first pack in September as a "Sunday ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
11/30/2012 11:54:08 PM

Reviewer: Valese67, 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Switched to Microgestin from Loestrin 24 Fe due to cost issues. Apart from some breast tenderness and a bit of acne, it doesn't even feel like I changed medications.

Condition: Birth Control
11/14/2012 9:02:11 PM

Reviewer: adulthood, 13-18 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
No Weight gain, got rid of my achne, no mini me yet so its doing its job, i have gotten a lot moodier and cry about EVERYTHING though so it sucks but everything else is awesome.

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