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Condition: Birth Control
5/10/2013 8:04:52 AM

Reviewer: Rubi, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been on Sprintec for almost a year. It works with preventing pregnancy but my periods have remained heavy and cramps are still there. The worst side effect is the weight gain. I have gained about 15 lbs just from this medicine, no matter how hard I work out or diet that weight remains! I am switching as soon as possible to avoid this constant weight gain.

Condition: Birth Control
5/8/2013 10:38:59 PM

Reviewer: kitkat, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Been taking Sprintec for 5 months. Last month went to Disney and broke out into the most horrible rash on my legs - photosensitivity? Period is just as heavy as before, with just as much clotting. Was hoping it would be lighter on this pill. Worst side effect tho - if I forget for one day & take 2 the next day, or even take it a few hours late, I start bleeding within two days - full period. ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
5/2/2013 8:11:52 AM

Reviewer: White, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Prolonged use of this medication has cause my skin to become very photosensitive. When I am out in the sun, the exposed skin breaks out in a rash that does not fade for weeks. Furthermore, I have vitiligo on my hands now. It was effective as birth control, but I am discontinuing use due to the side effects.

Condition: Birth Control
4/29/2013 3:17:38 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I was on Yaz for 4 years prior to Sprintec. I switched to Sprintec because my periods were becoming heavy on Yaz and my skin was breaking out more often. During my 4 years on Yaz, I remained a steady weight, with very few fluctuations. As soon as I got on Sprintec, I gained nearly 10 lbs, with no real change in my exercise or diet. Mind you, I am 22 years old, 5'5 and 130 lbs. I exercise 3-4 t ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
4/29/2013 12:36:13 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
As far as contraception is concerned, Sprintec worked brilliantly. However, I was on it for two months and had a yeast infection on and off the entire time. The first week I was on it, I had random crying spells and nausea but those quickly disappeared! My only complaint was the yeast infection, but apparently this rarely happens to women and shouldn't be a reason to avoid the pill. I guess I& ... Show Full Comment

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