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Condition: Birth Control
12/28/2013 8:53:44 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I got pregnant taking this stuff. I take it at the same time as my diabetic medication, so I never missed a dose. Very disappointed. The side effects were okay. I got bad acne, and a little weight gain. That's about it.

Condition: Birth Control
12/20/2013 11:22:50 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have been on 7 different kinds of BC, I get horrible side effects w/combined pills and the Mirena. This is my first mini-pill and I've been on it 1.5 months. Not too many side effects, but the ones I do have are annoying. The worst is the gas and constipation that has been increasing in severity over the month and a half. It began as mild gas a few hours after taking my pill (I take mine ear ... Show Full Comment

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

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