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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
9/7/2010 8:06:25 AM

Reviewer: clhill84, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been using this for three weeks, Since then I have been really tired and last week I started bleeding like i'm on my period when I'm still on the white pills. I have had a lot of pain and cramping to where I can't sleep.

Condition: Birth Control
8/28/2010 10:01:53 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
After 4 months on this pill I have put on 10 pounds, and I have been the same weight for the past 20 years. Also had inconsistent periods, 10 days late, 5 days early, along with spotting. I had intermittent tummy trouble but nothing excrutiating. I just didn't feel like myself though, with the bloating and being a bit more moody. I noticed during the week of spacer pills I felt much better so ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
6/22/2010 7:49:48 AM

Reviewer: 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:
I have been off & on birth control for over 10 years. I was recently off for 4 months and decided to get back on. I told my DR that the TRI NESSA I was on was giving me headaches constantly. So she switched me to Loestrin but I got the generic Microfestin. Within 2 weeks I started breaking out. Not normal breakout just around my chin area. This is not normal for me. I called my DR and s ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
5/26/2010 5:42:45 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I am just in my first pack of this pill. Nothing too terrible yet but it's too early to judge. This is my 5th birth control pill. I have been on Ortho Tricyclin Low, Yaz, Kariva, and Necon 10/11. Yaz was the absolute worst. The thing is, all of these reviews are individual. What works for me won't necessarily work for you. Anyways, I switched from Necon because I was having 2 periods a ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
5/26/2010 8:52:51 AM

Reviewer: Martiry, 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:
i being using this pills for over a month and i dont have any complain about it. i think if you out in your mind that you are going to gain weight than it would because many of this side effects is mentally. as matter fact, i am an active person and im all the time concern about my weight and until this day i havent gain one pound.

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