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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Cryselle 28 oral.

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170 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Birth Control
2/18/2011 10:12:51 PM

Reviewer: pleiwithlei, 25-34 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: 2

Comment:
I switched from Ortho-Evra to Cryselle about 10 months ago. My doctor explained about the breakthrough bleeding especially if I was going to use it to skip periods. However, due to interactions with other medications (mainly absorption the of Cryselle), I have just experienced a month-long period and have now broken out with acne from chin to shoulders to back. I'm pretty sure this is not due ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
1/19/2011 8:36:08 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have been taking this for about a month.I am late on my period,so not sure if this is effective.Will find out in a few days.Have been very moody,and my sex drive is none existant while on this pill.I have also gained weight.On one positive note,my acne has seemed to have cleared up.Thinking about switching to something else.

Condition: Birth Control
12/21/2010 2:21:21 PM

Reviewer: soccergrl28, 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 was on Cryselle for about 3 years and unfortunately had to switch to something cheaper (Sprintec) due to no longer being covered under parents health insurance. I LOVED this bc - no noticed side effects whatsoever. Ive had migraines since I was 8 years old and this seemed to help lesson the frequency of them. My skin was clearer while using this also, I didn't gain any weight and my periods ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
10/20/2010 2:03:51 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I just started this drug a month ago. For the first 2 weeks of taking these pills i felt sick to my stomach, I craved food and ate all day. This drug made me bleed heavily for a full 30 days. my menstrual cycle began soon after (and i only know that because it was accompanied by cramps). Now i have to wait 7 days to determine if the month long bleeding will stop. i am fearful that i may have turne ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
10/6/2010 4:48:48 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I was on Cryselle for 2+ years up until 3 weeks ago (now TTC). Went on it for cramps/long-heavy periods/and bc. Did not gain noticible weight but I was on other BCs for 4 years before this one so maybe I just didnt notice. Worked great, prevented pregnancy, somewhat shorter/lighter periods, and was able to skip them if I wanted. Also very predictable- knew when my period would come every month! Ho ... Show Full Comment

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