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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
8/3/2012 11:23:06 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I started this bcp because my periods were irregular after a miscarriage. I have been taking it for 5 months now and had random spotting to full periods until the last two months where I have had no periods at all. I feel CRAZY! I am usually a happy easy going mom, but since starting this bcp I have been depressed, exhauseted, snappy and short with everyone for no reason at all and unable to contr ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
6/11/2012 3:05:33 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Switched to this pill because of breakthrough bleeding on some others and I cannot wait to stop taking this pill, I've had so many side effects - rapid weight gain, very sore breasts, extreme mood swings - mostly sadness and crying/depression, I feel terrible about myself and completley unattractive because of the weight gain which is mostly in my stomach, I feel like I constantly have very b ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
6/6/2012 12:57:13 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
my daughter has been taken this birth control for 2 years now. when she first started she use to pass out every time her period comes on. now she has spell she fants,chest pains dizziness breathing fast.blurr vision all this happens at once when she has this spell. i took her off the pills she's still sick we are taking test to see what happened.so far no answers.....also bad headaches.

Condition: Birth Control
5/19/2012 5:59:12 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I just started taking these pills when I started my period. I noticed differnces such as feeling more fatigued. I also seemed to have more bloating.I'm sure eveyone is effected differntly, but I noticed a major difference in feeling tired.

Condition: Birth Control
3/2/2012 6:49:14 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I've taken Microgestin Fe 1.5/30 for nearly 2 years and the last two packs I've taken have been HORRIBLE! I had extremely bad pelvic cramping, breast tenderness, a little weight gain, moody, and now I bleed all the time on this pill, even during the active pills. I can't wait to switch to a new pill. This pill used to be great, but I'm wondering if they have switched something in i ... Show Full Comment

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