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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
3/7/2012 6:44:28 PM

Reviewer: adb94, 13-18 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have been taking this for about 3 months now, i had to get switched to this from seasonique because of insurance. I do not,like it at all, i have gained 8 pounds, i have no idea when or if im going to have a period i have only had one since i started taking them.Also, i have headaches everyday, and am very moody. I HATE THEM.

Condition: Birth Control
12/18/2011 10:45:58 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I haven't really had too many negative side effects on this drug. Haven't experienced any nausea, cramping or mood swings. However, when I first started taking it, I spotted for about a week and then started my period right after for a week and a half with very, very heavy bleeding. I just started my six month and it's doing its job by keeping me from getting pregnant, but it's ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
11/17/2011 10:20:31 AM

Reviewer: mav1121, 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:

Condition: Birth Control
10/26/2011 4:47:47 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Hi I'm a 29 year old mother of two and have been on birth control since the age of 13 to help with painful menstrual cycles. For the last 11 years I have had normal periods with out pain lasting up to 3 days but not any more. This is my second month on Ortho Micronor and I hate this pill. My new doctor gave me this pill because my blood pressure was higher than normal on d day of my the visit. ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
10/23/2011 4:57:51 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I am a healthy, active, college student, and I have experienced no negative side effects from this drug. I was scared to start it because so many other users gave it bad reviews, but I've been on it for 3 months and I've had no bad side effects at all, and I'm also not pregnant so the pill seems to be working correctly. Micronor hasn't changed my moods or made me gain weight. The o ... Show Full Comment

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