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Condition: Birth Control
2/18/2010 1:21:22 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
After I had my son i was initially put on loestrin 24 but i had severe bleeding and 15 day periods, i was switched to ortho micronor and i am also breast feeding since i have started this medication i have had no bleeding only headaches/ migraines. It's better than any other BC i've been on no nausea, vomiting, ect. but i worry all the time about getting pregnant cause i don't get my p ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
11/10/2009 2:38:07 PM

Reviewer: FreeThinker1981, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
NO side effects at all. Understandably, the side effects of pregnancy, as stated by another post, and the side effects of this birth control are similar - because the ingredients in this pill trick your endocrine system and the rest of your body into thinking it is pregnant. Hence, no ovulation and thus, no periods. Breast feeding does the same thing. SO when a Gyn tells you to take this BC and br ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
10/19/2009 11:02:35 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I had been taking ortho tri-cycln BC for almost 7 years with no problems and due to a high blood pressure reading, was switched to ortho micronor. It's been 3 months and so far I'm very unsatisfied. At first, I had some mood changes and slight depression which I had anticipated with the switch. Now I've been having VERY SEVERE headaches for days at a time. I'd go to bed with it and ... Show Full Comment

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

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