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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
6/11/2012 11:25:22 PM

Reviewer: Ashrenee, 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: 1

Comment:
Taking Kariva for the past year and a half has been interesting. For the first 4 or 5 months I had a headache every single night after I took the pill. After they eventually went away I still had more frequent headaches than i did before I started taking the pill. I have gained about 15 lbs in the past year even though my eating habits have not changed a bit. I also lost interest in sex almost ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
4/17/2012 10:22:33 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I started taking karivia a month before my wedding and when I went to get it I weighed 108 lbs which is where I have always been around. But a year later after I have been working out hard for about 2 months now and eating right I have gained 14 lbs! Which made me highly upset and shot down my self esteem real quick after thinking I have lost weight now gained. But I have had no problems with preg ... Show Full Comment

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

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