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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
10/14/2011 1:00:17 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: 3

Comment:
I put somewhat effiective on this because I jsut started the pills so Im not 100% how effective they really are. Im into my second week of my pills and I all of a sudden started bleeding out of nowhere. I was on Yaz for a good 3-4 years and never had this issue. Ive broken out on my face this last week and I am extremely moody. Moody to the point where it worries me and who I am around. I want to ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
8/10/2011 4:57:09 PM

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: 1

Comment:
The medication was very effective in preventing pregnancy. The side effects were awful for me though. I gained eleven pounds, was constatly bloated, and had frequent mood swings. I would go to the gym for hours and watch my diet but that had no effect on the weight gain. Of course I almost instantly lost it all once I stopped taking this pill. If it wasn't for the weight gain I would still be ... Show Full Comment

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.

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