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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
2/9/2009 3:31:07 AM

Reviewer: trixie, 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 on my second month and this is the second third type of pill i use and it's just wonderful! i get no side affect finally no mood swings or any changes in my sex drive! you just gotta find a pill that works for you and give them 3 months each.

Condition: Birth Control
1/15/2009 1:47:04 PM

Reviewer: evidence, 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:
First couple weeks were OK. By the time I got a week into the second pack I wanted to try something different. Honestly, I felt like I was pregnant! Woke up hot all the time, ALWAYS tired, breast tenderness, constipation, and I lost weight which was bad cause I'm already underweight. When I stopped taking it that all went away within a couple days. Just started trying something else.

Condition: Birth Control
11/17/2008 6:55:41 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This is the third type of BC pill I have been put on, and probably my least favorite. I have been on it now for over a year and have recently starting noticing some unpleasant side effects. I have began experiencing regular, unpleasant headaches, little or no period (for about 6 mos.), tingling & numbness in my legs and arms, depression & mood swings, and decreased sex drive, among other ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
5/4/2008 1:29:21 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I had a lot of problems with ortho tri-cyclin lo. The most troublesome being severe dizziness and constant nausea. These symptoms were so intense the first week of taking the pill, I thought I obtained a virus or disease. After three months of no birth control and not getting my period, my gynocoligest gave me a trial pack of brand name Loestrin. Loestrin was not only better than ortho tri-cyc ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
10/2/2007 9:32:30 PM

Reviewer: animemetalgirl@yahoo.com, 13-18 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:
The first few months on this pill were fine then i hit my 4th or 5th month and i started bleeding in the second week of the pack and it was heavier than my normal period. THis is the second time i have been on this pill. the first time i never had any problems

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