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Condition: Endometriosis
2/14/2009 11:14:59 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have been using this treatment for a year and a half I think it works well. I am only 21 and have had endometriosis, so this pill was the easiest way to keep that at bay. However now I am starting to notice all the side effects. I exercise every day but don't seem to lose any weight, I'm terribly moody (mostly when I'm already under stress), and I feel like I am going through meno ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Endometriosis
1/26/2009 10:03:06 PM

Reviewer: Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
At first this medication was great for stopping the bleeding and pain associated with endometriosis. After being on the medication for a year, the side effects began to intensify. A year and a half later, I had 8 of the 12 listed side effects handed to me in a pamphlet at the pharmacy. I gained 25 lbs. although I ran or worked out every day. The nausea was the worst part, closely followed by the i ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Endometriosis
1/4/2009 9:29:21 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Though the medication is easy to use, I am not satisfied with how it makes me feel. After reading the side effects I now realize that the symptoms that I have been experiencing are normal. I have had difficulty sleeping, night sweats, headaches, extreme moodiness and prolonged periods. To me this is not the ideal treatment for endometriosis.

Condition: Endometriosis
1/1/2009 8:06:03 PM

Reviewer: Nomi0518, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I am on my second month of treatment. I have been having night sweats,moddiness, and very painful headaches. I didnt know if it was normal. But my doctor told me i would have menopausal symptoms. I am only 24 years old and feel like i am going through menopause already. I am not pleased with this medicine at all. I dont like the way it makes me feel. I can't sleep at night. And i am always moo ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Endometriosis
9/28/2008 5:35:55 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have been on it for 3 years - at first I hated it, but I love it now. Only complaint is the mood swings and headaches

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