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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Ortho Tri-Cyclen Lo (28) Oral.

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Condition: Birth Control
6/22/2015 11:32:51 PM

Reviewer: Hormone crazy teenager, 13-18 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have just recently started taking this drug for the purpose of birth control and acne. I haven't been through an entire pill pack yet, but let me just say that this specific birth control causes hormones to go absolutely nuts. I regularly experience nausea and mood swings that can just ruin a day. I've been way more irritable than normal and everything upsets me. In terms of birth contro ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
5/31/2015 12:32:44 AM

Reviewer: 1998, 13-18 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I originally started using this medication for birth control (protected sex). I started this with a clear face and would occasionally get a few pimples here and there. I figured I would give it three months to see if my face got better, but at my fifth month of using it I stopped it. I couldn't handle the amount of acne I was getting every single day. This particular pill made me not want to ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
4/15/2015 2:14:40 AM

Reviewer: 25-34 on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
OTL has good and bad. I have been on it for 11 months and sexually active while on it for the past 8. It has helped clear up my face, my period is significantly lighter, my period pain is way less, and thru the symptoms i experience each month I know exactly when my period is is on time. The down side: 10 days before i get my period I become crazy. I get super irritated and angry with my bo ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
1/16/2015 2:18:41 PM

Reviewer: hawaii50, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This pill made me absolutely NUTS. I stopped on the 2nd week because well i am either gonna kill someone or run into oncoming traffic. This is not the pill for me.

Condition: Birth Control
1/7/2015 10:20:02 PM

Reviewer: 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: 5

Comment:
I have been on this pill for two years now. I am 19 years old it has worked great for me. When I first took it, I was nauseous for the first 3 months on and off. Other then that, no weight gain, mood swings, blood clots, nothing. My period went from 7 heavy days to 2 heavy days and 3 light days. It is easy to take and very affordable. I would recommend it to anyone.

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