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Condition: Birth Control
4/8/2011 2:22:44 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
So far so good. I've been on it for a little over a week, and haven't noticed any weight gain or extreme moodiness. I actually feel like i'm losing weight, though my thighs are a bit swollen since I started taking it. Two main complaints, though we'll see how it pans through... so far it hasn't done anything for my complexion, and it might be responsible for some breaking out, ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
3/25/2010 6:32:33 PM

Reviewer: badpixy, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been taking this for 6 months and every month 3 days into my period i have a migraine for 4 days. I talked to my obgyn and switched me back to microgestin fe 1/20 i took that before for a whole year and never had migraines. don't know why my doc changed it to 1.5/30 but ill never use it again! Other than that i didnt have any issues with the pill.

Condition: Birth Control
3/4/2010 12:30:34 AM

Reviewer: clairity, 19-24 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 LOVE this birth control!! I was on this for 2 years, but switched to Yaz on the recommendation of my new doctor. Yaz was really bad...no sex drive, emotional, dryness...it was terrible! The only side effect I had with Microgestin was weight loss. I feel great and my periods are very light. I recommended this BC to all my friends b/c it has been painless to be on when compared to yaz.

Condition: Birth Control
1/6/2010 1:34:49 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I started taking this just over a year ago to help control migranes and for birth control. I have only had 2 bad migranes over the year since being on the pill compared to several a month. The first dose left me feeling so sick. I missed the next 3 periods and freaked out thinking I had gotten pregnant. A trip to the doctor's and a blood test later revealed I wasn't. Since being on this pi ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
10/10/2009 11:51:12 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have been on this product for 2 years now. When i first started it i bleed almost everyday for the first month but after my body got used to it i was fine. My period comes every 3rd brown pill and lasts untill i take the green one again. My breasts went from a 36B to a 36D in a very short peroid of time. I did gain weight, but nothing not that bad and i noticed im starting to be bloated all the ... Show Full Comment

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