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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
2/5/2012 3:36:22 AM

Reviewer: 13-18 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I went on this pill to help with my acne, cramps, and heavy flow. I haven't even made it to week four and I'm stopping because my face is worse than it has ever been. I now have over fifty zits (usually I have about five) and I have zero self confidence anymore. I hate leaving my house and no matter how much I wash my face or put on acne medication every morning I wake up with more acne. A ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
1/30/2012 7:28:38 PM

Reviewer: mica7, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been on this pill for 5 years. At first it was fine. A couple of years ago I began having extreme mood swings and getting depressed. Last year I started getting extremely nauseous and cold-like symptoms (congested and headaches) every month, same time. Recently I started getting migraines. If this pill is the cause (my doctor thinks it is) it is not worth it.

Condition: Birth Control
12/27/2011 6:35:28 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 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 not had any problems with this BC up until a few months ago. I was previously on Ortho Tri-Cyclen LO & it gave me tremendous migraines during the non-active pill week so I switched to Kariva. I had not had any problems until a few months ago when I started having headaches like the first BC. I am going to the MD's tomorrow because my life is basically on hold when I have these heada ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
12/10/2011 1:49:24 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I've tried the ring, left me irritable and fell out during sex. I've tried YAZ, left me extremely emotional and the anti d's are not in the blanks so the difference shows drastically. I've tried loestrin FE and was extremly irritable after 3 months use. Every pill is different just like every woman is. This one works for me, no mood swings, I feel in control of my emotions. I have ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
12/10/2011 6:48:49 AM

Reviewer:

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I do well on Kariva. Everyone's different. You have to try and see how your particular body responds. Junel didn't work for me (too much break thru bleeding), but Kariva does. Who knows why.

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