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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
12/24/2008 12:27:59 AM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was on this BC for three months, I'm a happy person and rarely cried, but weeks into starting this BC, I cried at the slightest thing my boyfriend said, and was so moody that I switched to a different BC.

Condition: Birth Control
12/7/2008 11:31:09 AM

Reviewer: mylesj24, 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: 5

Comment:
I have been taking it for 6 months now and I was scared to death to take it because of all the horrible things i kept reading about what people were saying but i am totally satisfied with it and i think all those people that had problems with it just have other problems to begin with. I am 27 and i would tell anyone that asked me that they should try it.

Condition: Birth Control
11/20/2008 6:25:12 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I've been on OTC-Lo for nearly three years now. For the most part, everything went fine, but during the last two months, I don't think I've stopped bleeding or spotting for more than a couple of days at a time. It's true, I'm not great at remembering to take the pill at the right time each day (and occasionally I miss a day), but the constant bleeding is driving me nuts. I' ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
11/11/2008 7:03:25 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
The first year I used OTC Lo, I did not have any side effects and I found it very easy to remember to take the pills. I stopped using it for a while and now that I have resumed using Orth Lo I am noticing more side effects. More spotting and irregularity. My doctor has told me that my liver enzimes are high. Although I am not sure if this is related to the pill, I saw someone else post that their ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
11/9/2008 11:58:03 PM

Reviewer: cajw, 45-54 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 have taken these Ortho Tri-Cyclen Lo Oral for years now, i like the low dose of estrogen and my dr suggested this because of the low dose for my age ... i am 51 and he says he wants me to come off these maybe next year and talked about maybe HRT...harmone replacement therapy.. i dont realy think im wanting to do that..seems the bad side effects outweigh the good... anyone taken HRT ??? Thanks fo ... Show Full Comment

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