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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
11/15/2013 7:15:32 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I took this pills from August 2008 to February 2009, was my and my practitioner choice because the are low on estrogen and I been slowly gaining weight with my previous pills (Lutera) took them for 7 years pushing 30 years old was time to change to something that didn't affect my weight gain. BIG MISTAKE!! I had no secondary effects physically as otheres her experience, I was on this for 7 mon ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
10/4/2013 12:51:16 AM

Reviewer: Selina, 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have been on my first pack for about 3 weeks now. Everything else is good except I have become evil to my husband and I am acting a little out of character to my 5 month old son. I have been bleeding/spotting since I started the pack which just kills the sex. Who was to go down on a crime scene... Its doing every good at preventing sex because I am not even having sex at all. My husband doesn ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
8/21/2013 2:32:37 PM

Reviewer: swieringa84, 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 was on OTL for 6 years and was incredibly happy with it. Very light, short periods, no weight gain, stable moods. LOVED IT! I switched jobs and lost insurance and switched to a $4 generic because there was no way I could pay $80/month for OTL. I was a totally different person. Crazy mood swings. I ended up quitting BC all together and got pregnant with my daughter. After breastfeeding, I went ba ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
8/12/2013 10:41:03 AM

Reviewer: normalhealthy20something, 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:
THE BEST THE BEST THE BEST. I took this pill for 7 years, never had any problems, no side effects, nothing. I had to switch to something else recently because my insurance changed, and my new one doesn't cover it. I am devastated. I appreciated it while I had it, but I am so frustrated I can't keep taking it. It was seriously the best. I recommend it to everybody whose insurance will ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
7/28/2013 11:36:39 PM

Reviewer: takeitfromexperience, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I've taken Ortho-tri-cyclen-lo for about three years. Before that I was on Loestrin 24Fe. I went on Ortho-Lo to assure I had a regular period since I was skipping mine frequently on Loestrin. When I switched over I was happy with the regular cycles, but over time I gained weight. At first I thought this was due to the stress and eating habits in my life so I spent about a year and a half chang ... Show Full Comment

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