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Condition: Birth Control
8/7/2010 1:59:42 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I tried to hang in there through the side effects, but had to stop this pill after 6 weeks. With Cryselle, I had worse migraines, non-migraine pounding headaches, 10 lb weight gain in 6 weeks, acne in weird places (low back, legs, chest), water retention (puffy face), moodiness, and scary painful muscle/body aches. Going to talk to GYN about non-hormone birth control options.

Condition: Birth Control
7/30/2010 8:15:00 PM

Reviewer: amasol, 19-24 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 was on Cryselle for 6 months and I'm sorry I didn't switch off it sooner. It made me extremely moody, emotionally unstable, and even depressed. For the first 3 months it gave intense stomach pain after taking it, though taking it with yogurt seemed to help. The worst was my sex drive decreased drastically. Soon as I switched to a different brand, my libido was up again and it's been ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
6/1/2010 4:55:53 PM

Reviewer: tmh, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I love this medication; have never had any negative side effects

Condition: Birth Control
4/20/2010 10:40:18 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I had a lighter, shorter period, but that was not enough to put up with the downsides...very moody before period, lots of acne breakouts on my face, felt emotionally unstable- have tried different bc methods for 12 yrs now & Cryselle has been the worst experience- more worse than my allergic reaction to Yaz where I needed two forms of steroids to counter the reaction.

Condition: Birth Control
4/7/2010 7:18:53 PM

Reviewer: cejkalady, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Since I started taking it, I have had lighter, shorter periods, less acne, and less mood swings. My breasts got larger, but no other weight gain noticed. My only qualm was that my sex drive decreased, and if you don't want to have sex, there's not much reason for b/c except for medical reasons!

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