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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
10/8/2008 8:42:57 AM

Reviewer: MAGirl08, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have just finished my first pack of Sprintec and noticed that about 1 week after starting the pill I begin to get bloated and remained bloated. I've also gained 5lbs in one month and haven't changed anything in my diet or exercise plan. I've heard that sometimes it takes your body a few months to adjust to a newpill and then the symptoms will go away. Has anyone had these symptoms ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
10/5/2008 9:29:33 AM

Reviewer: marsbar1122, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
OK, so I am not into taking medications, however, I don't want to get pregnant. I do not have insurance, so after trying Femcon and not being happy I switched to this medication. I have bleed more every month than I even have. I was able to lose some of the weight I gain, but have stalled. Also, I am experiencing more headache and vision changes than I did before BCP's. I am going to switc ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
10/2/2008 1:58:40 AM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I hate this medication. I was on ortho tri-cyclin for years but my insurance changed and my new insurance doesn't cover the tri-cyclin. I am exhausted, almost lethargic, on the placebo week of this brand. I never felt this way on the tri-cyclin.

Condition: Birth Control
9/24/2008 12:50:54 PM

Reviewer: Fed Up, 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: 2

Comment:
I switched from Ortho-cyclen to Sprintec due to new insurance and affordable price of Sprintec. I am a very active person, but seem to be gaining weight, experience breast tenderness, and experience extreme nausea when traveling by car or plane to the point I feel like I need to throw up!! As soon as my last pack it done, I am switching back to Ortho. No one should feel like this!!

Condition: Birth Control
9/19/2008 5:35:41 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 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 taken this drug for about a year. I took it after I tried having the shot which messed me up. I really hate this pill, I have mood swings, no libido, and my contacts are getting harder to wear(plus I have something wrong, I wonder if its due to the pill). I get nasea whenever I take it, like when it hits my stomach. I really hate the low libido part though. I'm considering taking someth ... Show Full Comment

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