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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of ortho evra td.

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102 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Birth Control
5/19/2014 9:40:19 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Miserable first two months, nausea, bloated,and swollen breasts.

Condition: Birth Control
4/21/2014 12:24:57 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Headache, Nausea, Diarrhea w/bad cramps, Chills, sweats, light headedness, and crying about everything. I thought I had something very seriously wrong medically with me but turned out this patch made me crazy and feel like I was dying at times. Most miserable 6 weeks!

Condition: Birth Control
3/19/2014 8:47:46 PM

Reviewer: Britt, 13-18 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have only been on ortho evera for 2weeks, and I'm 17 so I know some of you may not bother with reading this. Okay so, I was first on the shot I hated it because of the needle and the reviews, and mood swings and lets not forget extra low sex drive. I know it hasn't been long but since I've been on the patch my sex drive is through the roof and I have no mood swings. Only thing I' ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
2/19/2014 1:03:09 PM

Reviewer: OrthoSupporter, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I've been on the Ortho Evra patch for 7+ years. In addition to birth control purposes, I've taken it because I have a family history of ovarian cancer. I think it's great. I have never had any side effects. I have taken the pill in the past, which made me nauseous, gain weight and I'd forget. This is perfect for me.

Condition: Birth Control
12/29/2013 10:06:21 AM

Reviewer: anonymous , 13-18 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I am 18 years old and was using the patch for about a year and a half and I loved it. I never noticed any negative side effects from the patch and it was so simple to use, all I had to do was put a new one on every Sunday for three weeks then the fourth week leave it off. My periods were regular for the most part and I NEVER had any problems with the patch staying on. I placed mine on my underwear ... Show Full Comment

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