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    Condition: Birth Control
    11/27/2015 12:07:02 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I got my first depo shot 9 months ago. Out of thos 9 months, 6 of those I have been spotting every single day, all day. I have not gained weight, but I developed depression, a much lower sex drive, lack of lubrication, mood swings, and Im tired all of the time. I decided to not get the shot again and let it wear off. It has ruined my sex life completely, my partner and I are having a hard time bec ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Birth Control
    10/25/2015 2:03:59 AM

    Reviewer: bethany93, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    If I could give this medication zero stars then I would. While I never got pregnant, all side effects seem to have hit me. I gained a crazy amount of weight (over 10 pounds within the first three months!), experienced unreasonable and excessive mood swings, my libido was ridiculously low, and I always felt tired/lazy/sluggish/unmotivated. Please stay away. Stay VERY far away from this drug!

    Condition: Birth Control
    10/21/2015 9:22:21 PM

    Reviewer: Ang0621, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I was 19 years old when I first starting this birth control product. I used it for about three years, until about 3 months ago. Ever since I first started getting the needle I found myself sore, I told my doctor this and she thought it was just my anxiety affecting me, but then It started to get so much worse so I asked if I could get a bone density test and I find out I have osteoporosis at the ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Birth Control
    10/19/2015 11:30:40 AM

    Reviewer: RebeccaM, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I enjoy that I only had to get this shot every 3 months. I would've stayed on it because of that but I experienced such bad side effect. At first I would get my period only once every 3 months for 2 weeks, which was not bad. Very light period. After every shot I noticed my period would get more painful and heavier. My last period was a month and a half long and was one of the most painful expe ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Birth Control
    9/9/2015 7:45:27 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Super effective and easy to use but horrible side effects. I loved that I only had to take it once every 3 months because my memory is not good enough to be on the pill but honestly the side effects outweigh everything good about this drug. I have always been small and never needed to workout to maintain a steady healthy weight. I've been on it for 9 months and have gained 10 pounds without a ... Show Full Comment

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