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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Kariva (28) Oral.

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Condition: Birth Control
3/29/2009 7:31:25 PM

Reviewer: ashton, 19-24 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 have been taking the medication for a while now. I love it. I had once switched to another b/c but was asked to be put back on Kariva. I love the fact that I have not experienced negative psychological side effects. I do have more pain when I am menstrating and my legs ache, but I can tough it out. Overall, I enjoy this medication and it does not effect my overall mood and emotions.

Condition: Birth Control
3/20/2009 2:46:38 PM

Reviewer: shannymar, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This pill gives me horrible nausea and sometimes vomiting. I swear it feels just like being pregnant but I'm not. I've only been on the medication for 6 days and I've lost 4 lbs because I can't eat anything. It's terrible. I am overweight and normally I would be happy about 4 lbs but I am getting weak and depressed. I would not recomend this to anyone.

Condition: Birth Control
3/16/2009 11:30:43 PM

Reviewer: thejerkx, 13-18 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:

Condition: Birth Control
2/19/2009 5:59:52 PM

Reviewer: mnb123rso, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I am really upset about using this birth control.First of all, it is my first time to use bc and I was happy to be on it so i dont have to worry about having any babies atleast for right now.. and about 2 weeks to a month into it I was having horrible mood swings. My poor boyfriend was afraid to even speak. If he sat in the chair the wrong way I would get so frustrated with him. NO JOKE. Secondly, ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
2/10/2009 9:27:45 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
i have been on this medication for 4 years now, i actually love it, but i have gained a lot of weight with it. My period last 3 to 4 days at the most and its soo light. Hardly any cramping.

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