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    Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Loestrin 1-20 21 oral.

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    Condition: Birth Control
    12/30/2015 2:04:15 PM

    Reviewer: anon, 25-34 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've been on this one for about 2.5 years. I regularly miss pills or take them late but there has never been any problem. No weight gain, no spotting, no pregnancies (phew), and no acne.

    Condition: Birth Control
    6/11/2013 1:21:28 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I have only been on this for about 2 month but so far have had no problems at all. I did have cramping when I was off for the week that there are no pills but very mild. Also, have not gotten my period or any spotting.

    Condition: Birth Control
    11/1/2012 9:41:31 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Hair started falling out and very bad acne even though I've never really had acne before.

    Condition: Birth Control
    1/21/2011 1:35:49 PM

    Reviewer: Oneiricmind, 13-18 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I was prescribed on loestrin when I was 16 due to my cyst removal on my ovaries which was caused by heavy periods and I had wanted something to keep me regular and "protected" I experienced some weight gain, I was moody, I don't think it affected my acne too much, I was CONTINUOUSLY spotting between periods, even if I was taking the pill on time, and I had periods that would last up ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Birth Control
    2/25/2010 11:40:15 AM

    Reviewer: 19-24 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 have been through many birth cotrol brands and this is the worst. Bleeding for a whole month, "period"-like pain, migraines, bad skin. This is terrible i would not recommend.

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