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Condition: Birth Control
11/18/2008 11:51:49 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have was on the same birth control for 9 years and I recently switched to sprintec for insurance reasons. I have definitely noticed a weight gain. About 10 pounds in one month. I have not changed anything else in my daily routine and my weight usually doesnt vary. Other than that I have had a few headaches. I will be switching very soon.

Condition: Birth Control
10/27/2008 2:27:25 PM

Reviewer: ivyleague1970, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I took the Sprintec Birth Control Pills for 3 and ½ years. I started taking it one month after my first daughter was born to prevent unwanted pregnancy. It worked. I never got pregnant. But what didn’t work is all the side effects that come with it. My OB/GYN never told me about any of this. He prescribed it and that was it. I didn’t know one little tiny pill could wreck so much havoc in my l ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
10/22/2008 11:56:55 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have never wanted to eat more in my life. I am bloated, I have broken out and depressed. I have not thrown up in 8 years but I feel like I could almost every night.

Condition: Birth Control
10/21/2008 11:36:51 PM

Reviewer: rebel230, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
The side effects of this birth control are horrible. I have experienced the nausea, bloating, painful periods, and the depression. The depression is the worst. I have also gained 12 pounds in the 2 months I have been on this med. I am definalely going to switch.

Condition: Birth Control
10/21/2008 8:57:56 PM

Reviewer: natasha1984, 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 am taking the sprintec pill. i feel like i have experienced some weight gain. this pill makes me want to eat, even though i dont want to. i am getting depressed because i feel like all i ever do is eat or want to eat. i hate taking this pill. i want to end this pill, but i cant.

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