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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Sprintec (28) Oral.

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Condition: Birth Control
5/28/2009 12:03:33 PM

Reviewer: Jess, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have been on this pill for over a year and I really didn't have any problems with it until recently. I have experienced excessive sweating in every situation, cold, hot, nervous, you name it. Also, I have started to get acne quite bad which I have never experienced. Another recent problem I have experienced is that when I tan my upper lip gets darker than the rest of my face. Not normal! I a ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
5/27/2009 7:48:29 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I couldn't handle the side-effects of this drug. After only a short time on this drug, I had tender swollen breasts, cramps, and began to get moody and even depressed. In addition, my sex-drive vanished. Based on my own experience, I would not recommend this drug to others.

Condition: Birth Control
5/26/2009 1:47:22 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I could not continue using Sprintec because the side effects were too overwhelming. I had breast tenderness, cramping, headaches, AWFUL nausea, vomiting, and I was the grumpiest person you'd ever met. The price is the only thing this pill has going for it...but then again, you get what you pay for.

Condition: Birth Control
5/25/2009 9:11:00 PM

Reviewer:

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was put on this birth control after not being on the pill for about a year. After 4 months of mental breakdowns, my boyfriend begged me to get off of it. We were fighting and I almost broke up with him multiple times for no reason. I had awful gas, mood swings, horrible cramps, couldn't climax at all, and this all-over itchy feeling. I wouldn't recommend this to anyone who like there ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
5/15/2009 6:41:01 PM

Reviewer: tahila, 35-44 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 started taking this pill because my insurance no longer covers birth control. The pill works but the side effects have been terrible for me. My breasts are very tender and retaining alot of water. I also have gained about 20 pounds. I have been on this pill now for about 5 months and have been on birth control pills for about 12 years. This is by far the worst one I have tried. Hope there is an ... Show Full Comment

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