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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Microgestin Fe 1.5/30 (28) Oral.

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Condition: Birth Control
1/22/2009 2:20:29 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: 3

Comment:
I've had a fairly good experience with this bc, no cramping, mood swings or nausea. My only complaint is that it really destroyed my sex drive and i've had a definite problem with dryness.

Condition: Birth Control
1/12/2009 9:39:12 PM

Reviewer: eleni, 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: 4

Comment:
I've been on the Pill for almost a year... I started out on Yaz, which was awful. I didn't gain weight or anything, but I had odd mood swings and really severe headaches. So far Microgestin has been much better. I still think my body doesn't react too well to the hormones, regardless of the brand, but I'm happy I'm protected and that my side effects have decreased.

Condition: Birth Control
1/8/2009 12:59:44 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been on BC for 5 years and this is by far the worse that I have ever been on. My breast have been very sore, it has caused terrible spells of on and off nausia and last month, before my period started and while on my period, I had the worse mood swings of my life. I would cry for no reason, get angry at the slightest thing and my usually healthy sex-drive was non-existant. In addition, in t ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
10/12/2008 5:33:04 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I just started this medicine and i have bled everyday since i have been on it except for 2 days out of a month.... it is horrible and im switching asap!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Condition: Birth Control
10/6/2008 12:41:52 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have taken other birth control pills (Ortho-Tricyline) and had no issues. Within the first month of taking micrgestin, I've had continuous spotting for 2-3 weeks, unusual breast lumps pop up, leg cramps, mood changes, and my complexion has gotten worse. After reading drug facts about it online, I'm terrified after what I've read. I can't believe a doctor would have prescribed ... Show Full Comment

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