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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
1/25/2013 11:50:23 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I’ve been reading reviews for this birth control all night. Honestly I should have read these earlier!! I’ve been bleeding for 45 DAYS!!! I bleed ALL THE WAY THROUGH my two first packs; I’m talking about a regular flow. “Breakthrough bleeding” my ass! (Excuse my language). I’ve been breaking out on my face, back and chest in the worse way, real self-esteem killer! My mood has been a roller co ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
1/22/2013 10:49:22 AM

Reviewer: Ingrid27, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was on the Nuvaring and loved it because I didn't have to remember to take a pill everyday. You put it in for 3 weeks and take it out and get your period. After a week you put a new one in. However Nuva ring was expensive so I switched to give the pill a try and totally hate it. I'm super moody and most of all I broke out with cystic pimples in places I've NEVER broke out before!! on ... Show Full Comment

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

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