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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
9/28/2012 4:57:15 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been on this BC for seven years. I have had no serious problems with it. I still get bad cramps which are much worse without any BC. I would recommend this to anyone that have problems with high dose estrogen pills.

Condition: Birth Control
9/18/2012 2:01:37 PM

Reviewer:

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I just finished my third month taking this pill and I feel tired ALL the time and I have been overly emotional. I used to workout every morning at 5 and now I can't even get up at that time, I feel like I have no energy at all. I also feel really snappy and my boyfriend is sick of it, we've almost broken up twice because of this pill and the toll it has on me. It has helped my acne however ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
9/11/2012 7:29:28 PM

Reviewer:

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I started this BC because I thought it would be nice to only have a period once every 3 months and my doctor said that this BC is the best. (She prescibed me to skip the sugar pill week and start a new pack for 3 months and then have a period) It seemed like a good idea at the time but now I have been on it for 4 months and have continued to gain weight the entire time. On top of that, I have went ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
7/30/2012 3:30:53 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
First time taking this type of B.C. and it has been easy. No drastic emotional or physical changes. I am taking the sugar pills now in the last week of the pack and I have abdominal pain. I am having a normal period so far. Hopefully it doesn't get worse.

Condition: Birth Control
7/13/2012 10:55:38 PM

Reviewer: Emotional06, 13-18 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
This week hasn't been the best for me and I just started but I've cried pretty much everyday this week. I feel very emotional and a little out of control but this could be because my period was very late & I was a day after starter. My period was lighter but, I've been spotting for about 3 days after my period. I also have no appetite and have lost 4 lbs which I'm not complaini ... Show Full Comment

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