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Condition: Birth Control
3/26/2008 12:04:28 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I was on the patch for approximately a year and a half. I had to stop b/c it gave me severe migraines consistently. I didn't know what was causing the migraines at first but after talking to friend who had the same issue and stopped the patch I decided to stop the patch also. It turned out it was the patch causing the migraines. I did not have a good experience with this.

Condition: Birth Control
3/25/2008 2:27:44 AM

Reviewer:

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
After using the pill for many years and always having trouble taking it consistently I decided to try the patch. It seemed easy, but once I put it on I was constantly worried it was pealing off. I changed it many times and that was quite expensive. I also experienced very tender breasts and other side effects. Finally I gave up after a few months. I switched to the Ring and I am very happy. Now I ... Show Full Comment

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

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