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    Condition: Birth Control
    8/27/2008 10:35:39 AM

    Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I got pregnant on the shot 1 week after i got it and did not know and got a second shot 2 months later.

    Condition: Birth Control
    8/22/2008 9:47:05 PM

    Reviewer: LM200820, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I have been using this since i was 17 (now 20 years old). At first, it was originally used for contraception, but after i split with my ex, it was used to stop my periods, as they were extremely heavy (was using up to 4-8 pads a day, the really thick, fat, long pads) and extremely sore cramping and migraines. That all stopped with the first 2 and a half years on it. When i was 19 and a half, i dec ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Birth Control
    8/13/2008 4:50:41 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I just got my second shot a few weeks ago and I love it. I spotted lightly for the first six weeks but have not had an actual period since my first shot. This is a great method of birth control. I've gone through several different types of pills and even tried the patch all of which caused very noticable side effects for me. I even had an alergic reaction to the patch and it blistered my skin. ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Birth Control
    8/13/2008 2:01:31 AM

    Reviewer: 13-18 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I'm 18 and chose depo without having been on birth control in the past. Everything was perfect for the first month until I had my period. Instead of lasting 4 or 5 days like normal, it just never stopped. I'm on day 15 already. I've also experienced weird mood swings and periodic decreased sex drive. I talked to my doctor and she said it isn't uncommon for women to experience perio ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Birth Control
    8/7/2008 1:18:47 PM

    Reviewer: jgrant110, 25-34 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: 4

    Comment:
    I have been on the depo shot for about 6 months now. I was on the pill for 5 years and got pregnant on it. I was on the patch for 3 years and got pregnant using that too. So far the shot has worked for me. I haven't gained any weight, actually lose about 3-4 pounds everytime I go in for the next shot and haven't had one period since being on it. The only problem I've had was that ... Show Full Comment

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