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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
5/19/2014 2:52:37 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I can't speak to effectiveness, as I think I am either pregnant or having a terrible reaction to this pill. I am about three weeks late, have taken numerous home pregnancy test and one urine test in the clinic. All say not pregnant. I have breast tenderness, extreme grouchiness, like pms times 1000. I went on this because it was lower dose, but apparently I need the higher dose. I took my ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
4/23/2014 5:42:42 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I took this for six months and this stopped and restarted. I got super nauseous when I first started it but that went away after a few days. My hair has thinned out but I think it was from stress and not the birth control because it didn't do it the first time I started, just this last time. I haven't had a single pimple the entire time I've been on it...not that I had acne bef ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
3/13/2014 12:25:00 AM

Reviewer: Kboo, 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: 4

Comment:
I have been on the Lo Down for 6 years now and love it. I started on Desogen that gave me heart palpitations and made me crazy hormonal. When I switched to the Lo, it was wonderful. I did have some weight gain though that took me forever to get off and it sometimes feels like even if I starve and workout like crazy, I still cant lose weight. But nothing serious so I stick with it.

Condition: Birth Control
2/21/2014 12:12:03 PM

Reviewer: Topaz, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Before I start I should say that my doctor was not very helpful to me in this whole process... This is my third try at a BCP and if you are of the weak kind this pill is NOT for you. In my case this combination of hormones is very strong... Almost immediately I felt pain in my left leg and arm. I would wake up in the middle of the night having what I can only explain as stroke like symptoms, numbn ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
1/23/2014 8:27:36 PM

Reviewer: Ceecee, 13-18 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I started taking Tri Cyclen Lo at age 15 to treat my irregular periods. After being on it for about 6 months I became sexually active so I decided to stay on the pill. About a year and a half later and it is working great for me! I was put on a different pill at first (Can't remember brand) and I went psycho! I was so moody: sad, angry. I cried at least twice a day. When I switched to Tri Cycl ... Show Full Comment

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