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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

Condition: Birth Control
4/14/2009 10:16:26 PM

Reviewer: CL721, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I had a lot of hair loss I had two patches of missing hair at the hair line very embaressing. If it wasn't for the hair loss I would have no complaints.

Condition: Birth Control
1/31/2009 10:39:18 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was given Ortho Micronor after having my child. My OBGYN said that it was "safe" to use wile nursing. Well 3 and a half years later I am still trying to find balance in my hormones. I experienced every negative side effect this drug has to offer: rapid weight gain, swelling, head aches, dizzy spells, tiredness, mood swings, and cramping. However, non of this took place until after I ... Show Full Comment

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