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Condition: Birth Control
3/20/2008 7:27:23 PM

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've been on the patch for almost 2months now. The patch is great because i dont have to remember to put it on everyday. However, i gained 10pounds in less than 2months of using it. My breasts, inbetween my upper thighs and my lower abdomen itch a lot. I've been miserable, i feel like i'm pregnant constantly even though i'm not. I'm always bloated. I was highly upset with the w ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
3/1/2008 6:36:34 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Pros: easy to use and easier to remember than the pill, initially worked great with no side effects, prevented pregnancy Cons: some minor issues with occasional low mood/irritability, itching under patch, dirt etc sticking to patch, patch sticking to clothing and pulling off when removing clothing, and after two years of using it, I am having more severe problems including constant spotting and ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
1/29/2008 10:27:52 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I went on the patch after being on the pill for 4-5 years. During my eight months of using it I developed severe mood swings and cysts in my breasts. After months passed and the side effects kept getting worse I discontinued use and switched over to the NuvaRing. Out of the five hormonal birth control methods I have been on, the patch has been my least favorite. If you have had mood changes wi ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
1/29/2008 3:51:05 PM

Reviewer: Strwmattsgurl_01, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I went on this form of birth control because I am no longer able to take the pill due to a liver situation. After being on this patch for 4 months I am miserable. My breasts have itch'd since I started to wear it. The site where the patch goes always hurts. The lint from my clothes gets in the adhesive of the patch and it makes it look dirty. I am a very clean person so it really bothers me to ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
1/16/2008 7:42:03 PM

Reviewer: agar1020, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Easy to remember my insurance doesn't cover it but it's worth the money. I have been on the patch for about 4 years now and I love it. The only thing is that I did gain a little bit of weight, my breasts grew a whole cup size but they are always tender. I also noticed when I went off the patch for 3 months my breasts got drastically smaller.

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