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Condition: Birth Control
9/11/2009 12:10:28 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I took this medication for about 6 months. The side effects were not so bad except that it caused excessive hairloss. It took me a while to figure out that the medication was causing it, but i eventually talked to my doctor about it (who i don't think beleived me at first) and i switched to something else. The hairloss stopped immediately. I'm guessing this is one of those side effects ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
9/11/2009 11:29:40 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I began taking this 6 weeks ago as a lower-cost alternative to my previous birth control. It was definitely not worth the saved money. I have felt like I'm having an out-of-body experience while on Sprintec. Lack of motivation, anxiety, depression, not to mention gaining 5 lbs around my midsection. I would not recommend Sprintec to anyone.

Condition: Birth Control
9/8/2009 10:52:46 PM

Reviewer: kpharm87, 13-18 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have been on this pill for 3 weeks now. It has done a wonderful job at clearing up my acne. I used to break out mildly on my face, and sometimes the tops of my shoulders and chest but it has cleared up completely. However, for the first 2 weeks on the pill, I had VERY severe mood swings. I went from being happy to very very angry in 2 seconds flat and sometimes I would get really depressed and c ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
9/8/2009 2:03:10 PM

Reviewer: 4bamamas, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This is the first type of birth control I have been on and have been taking Sprintec for almost a month. since I have taken this pill I feel like I am going crazy! I experience over the top mood swings, uncontrollable crying episodes, and extreme lack of motivation. I am always tired and have a hard time sleeping at night. My whole body itches all the time (it drives me even more nuts!!!) and ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
9/7/2009 1:34:01 AM

Reviewer: 13-18 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
i've only been taking this pill for a little over a week and i'm not sure what to think yet. the first few days, i had severe cramping and my boyfriend couldn't even touch my body without it hurting. i have to say, the cramping has gone down a lot now. but the past couple days i have had severe tenderness in my breasts. i put on my bra this morning, and my breasts almost didn't fit ... Show Full Comment

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