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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Ortho Micronor Oral.

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Condition: Birth Control
10/5/2009 7:45:31 PM

Reviewer: sc2003, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have been on the pill for two mths now. my first mth on the pill i had spotting for a week with extremely bad cramping and the next week i had a full cycle with horrible craping, my second mth i had a cycle with heavy discharge that lasted about two weeks. I have been taking the pill everyday at the same time. never missed a single one but i dont like the effects of blledig and abdominal pain so ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
9/17/2009 11:21:09 AM

Reviewer: Jos, 25-34 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:
I started taking this when my son was 7 weeks old. He is now two ad I have been done breastfeeding for almost 5 months. I opted to keep taking this for my BC method as it has been great for me. My only "side effect" has been fatigue, but then, I have a 2 year old and a 5 year old, a husband and a full time job, so it may not be the pill's fault. I am trying to decide if I want to ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
9/15/2009 10:14:31 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I started taking this pill 6 weeks postpartum because my doc told me it was the best pill to take while breastfeeding. At 4 months postpartum I haven't had a period yet. I've never used any type of oral contraceptive before so no period may be "normal" for my situation. I have also noticed ALOT of thick discharge, occational headaches, and dizziness. These could all be signs o ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
6/14/2009 7:13:39 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
After experiencing terrible side effects from other pills, my doctor put me on ortho-micronor. I have now been taking it for 3 years. I have never experienced any negative side effects from it. I have not gotten a period in over 2 1/2 years, and I don't miss it at all! My GYN assures me everything is normal and healthy with my body. I do not use another form of birth control and have not gotte ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
6/3/2009 1:06:05 AM

Reviewer: cleejones, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have had spotting once a month for the six months that I have been taking it orally. I have had two periods with noteworthy cramping. The first time that I experienced SEVERE cramping was April 28th and the second May 28th. My symptoms were: Stabbing uterine cramps through the vaginal opening along with difficulty breathing/speaking which lasted almost 30 min. and the second May 28th lasted appr ... Show Full Comment

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