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Condition: Birth Control
7/23/2008 1:50:37 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I been taking this pill for 5 months now, it works, but i been really moody, and also cramping a lot. Too many mood swings. I will try to change it.

Condition: Birth Control
7/9/2008 10:43:01 PM

Reviewer: 19-24

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have only been taking this birth control for 2 weeks, but I am so bloated!! I do not have an increased appetite, but I feel like I'm retaining a lot of water and it is making my stomach look so much bigger. I really do not like this side effect and I was wondering if anyone who has been on this pill could comment on this problem. Does this go away after a few weeks, or will it continue to ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
7/8/2008 10:57:37 AM

Reviewer: Ipanema Gurl, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I was on this birth control for 6 months and it worked very well for me. The only time I had break through bleeding was when I was on an antibiotic. That month's cycle was all screwed up so I used alternative birth control. Otherwise, it cleared up my acne. I stopped breaking out completely. I highly recommend it if you have had any adverse effects from higher dose birth control (which wa ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
7/8/2008 12:11:03 AM

Reviewer: lovelyf2, 13-18 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
i have been using OTC for 1 1/2 years and have had longer periods and have had really weird emotions while being on this pill.

Condition: Birth Control
6/21/2008 6:58:12 AM

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: 3

Comment:
I really have mixed feelings about this one. I took the OTC for 2 1/2 years. It made my periods very light and it even cleared up my acne. I am bad at taking the pill on time every day but it never failed me. On the other hand I did gain alot of weigt and just recently it has started causing me pregnancy like symptoms. My doctor just switched me to another birth coltrol to help me deal with this p ... Show Full Comment

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