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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
12/1/2013 11:12:53 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 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:
I've been taking microgestin for over a year now and haven't had any issues. I've actually lost weight while on it, 50lbs is a lot to lose.. It's helped a lot with the menstrual cramps and controlling my flow. I'm overall happy with my birth control.

Condition: Birth Control
10/17/2013 3:28:05 PM

Reviewer: Anonymous Review, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Took my body about 4 months before the nausea went away. I have been on it for 7 months now. Still experiencing headaches, weight gain, fatigue, and irritability. I was hoping for less side effects when I asked for a low hormone birth control, but this one has been hard on me.

Condition: Birth Control
10/7/2013 1:03:01 PM

Reviewer: MC_213, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
The side effects from this birth control were unbearable. I am 23 years old and have been taking the pill for the past 8 years and have not once had these issues. I have been taking Microgestin for a little over 2 months. I was extremely moody, depressed, mean, gained weight, had zero sex drive, and was all around miserable. I had been taking Loestrin and loved it so I was shocked when it was no l ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
10/3/2013 2:32:50 PM

Reviewer: Bambi721, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I switch from Reclipsen to Microgestin. I had terrible cramps on Reclipsen. The cramps eased a bit with Microgestin this time around (I'm on week 5). I unfortunately experienced terrible, terrible mood swings. I was the epitome of moody. My poor boyfriend has been dealing with it. It was more pronounced the week leading right up to my period. I'm hoping that it fades? My sex drive dipped a ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
9/30/2013 11:25:43 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have always been a happy person and would just go with the flow. After taking it for almost 6 months...i find myself feeling depressed and i have no desire to do anything. I find myself thinking to hard abut things i dont need to think about when im so used to being care free. I am getting off the pill today. I want to get myself back and being on birth control is not worth it to me. I can ... Show Full Comment

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