Skip to content

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

Overall User Ratings

86 Total User Reviews

User Reviews

«Previous 16-20 of 77 Next»
Condition: Birth Control
10/19/2013 3:25:12 PM

Reviewer: ashnb429, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have a blood clotting disorder, factor IV Leiden. After giving birth, 3 1/2 months ago I started having alot of unexplained symptoms...more headaches, low abdominal pain, mid & low back pain, spotting every other week, light headed, chest pain & feeling very tired & weak. After seeing a few different drs, I'm starting to think its this birth control. Anyone else have these proble ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
10/9/2013 4:11:00 PM

Reviewer: BeccaSwanson, 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: 5

Comment:
I have been on Ortho Micronor for over a year and not only have I had no negative side effects, is has decreased my average number of migraines, and I've had no menstrual symptoms! It's great!

Condition: Birth Control
8/6/2013 10:39:28 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have been on this pill for a month and a half now and I have no complaints. I was put on this pill by my obgyn because I could not handle the hormones from other BC, i.e. the Nuva Ring which I used for 8 months and then stopped (terrible side effects- weight gain, moody, decreased sex drive, etc) this pill is great. I have had barely any side effects, the only one being constant bleeding which i ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
6/11/2013 12:55:04 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I suffer from migraines when taking birth control with estrogen. It was recommended that I switch to Micronor. I have gone from 2 to 3 migraines a month (while on period) to one every few months (while on period). I have experienced some break through bleeding but it has been very light. My periods are lighter than when I've been on any other birth control (or none at all). I experience little ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
3/30/2013 2:13:01 AM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been on this pill for nearly a year now and I think I am done. I have gained nearly 20 pounds, acne all over my face, chest and back (way worse than I had in high school) and the period has one incredibly heavy day where I don't know how I have enough fluid to go another 4-5 days as it feels like it just dumps out. Each period now lasts about 5-7 days for me vs 3. The first 4 months ... Show Full Comment

«Previous 16-20 of 77 Next»

Ask the pharmacist

Questions about medications? Get expert answers by video or live chat about allergies, pregnancy, sleep, and more.
See the Ask the Pharmacist event schedule.

Ask a Question

Popular Slideshows & Tools on WebMD

feet
Solutions for 19 types.
MS Overview
Recognizing symptoms.
Woman running
Boost Your Metabolism.
build a better butt
How to build a better butt.
lone star tick
How to identify that bite.
young woman in sun
What to watch for.
brain scan with soda
Tips to kick the habit.
row of colored highlighter pens
Tips for living better.
stressed working woman
And how to fix them?
fat caliper
Check your BMI.
woman dreaming
What Do Your Dreams Say About You?
man with indigestion
How to keep yours at bay.

Newsletters

Subscribe to free WebMD newsletters.

  • WebMD Daily

    WebMD Daily

    Subscribe to the WebMD Daily, and you'll get today's top health news and trending topics, and the latest and best information from WebMD.

  • Men's Health

    Men's Health

    Subscribe to the Men's Health newsletter for the latest on disease prevention, fitness, sex, nutrition, and more from WebMD.

  • Women's Health

    Women's Health

    Subscribe to the Women's Health newsletter for the latest on disease prevention, fitness, sex, diet, anti-aging, and more from WebMD.

By clicking Submit, I agree to the WebMD Terms & Conditions & Privacy Policy

WebMD the app

Get trusted health information. Whenever. Wherever... with your iPhone, iPad or Android.

Find Out More
IMPORTANT: About This Section and Other User-Generated Content on WebMD

The opinions expressed in WebMD User-generated content areas like communities, reviews, ratings, or blogs are solely those of the User, who may or may not have medical or scientific training. These opinions do not represent the opinions of WebMD. User-generated content areas are not reviewed by a WebMD physician or any member of the WebMD editorial staff for accuracy, balance, objectivity, or any other reason except for compliance with our Terms and Conditions. Some of these opinions may contain information about treatment or uses of drug products that have not been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. WebMD does not endorse any specific product, service, or treatment.

Do not consider WebMD User-generated content as medical advice. Never delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice from your doctor or other qualified healthcare provider because of something you have read on WebMD. You should always speak with your doctor before you start, stop, or change any prescribed part of your care plan or treatment. WebMD understands that reading individual, real-life experiences can be a helpful resource but it is never a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment from a qualified health care provider. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or dial 911 immediately.