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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
7/20/2014 4:20:14 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I'm taking this medication for birth control as well as moderately severe acne. This has been AMAZING for my acne. After five months, my skin is almost completely clear and hasn't looked this good in years. As far as side effects, I did have breast tenderness and some mood swings for the first three months, but have no side effects now. If you get nauseous, taking it with food really helps ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
6/28/2014 10:26:05 AM

Reviewer: sunthesushi, 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: 4

Comment:
I've been taking Sprintec for about a year now (first time using the birth control pill), and it's been easy to take as well as an effective form of birth control. It's definitely also helped reduce my heavy flow and I've noticed that I don't break out nearly as much during my period. However, since I've been on the pill, I sometimes became extremely nauseous and have vomit ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
6/27/2014 12:42:53 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This is my first time ever taking birth control. Whenever I took it the left side of my body would go numb for a few hours and I would always feel lethargic and getting out of my bed was a struggle. I am switching to another pill hopefully that will work.

Condition: Birth Control
6/26/2014 11:55:15 PM

Reviewer: Peachy, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have been on regular sprintec for about 4 years. I swear none of the packs are ever the same! I started out fine for. What I remember but often had swollen breast and very nauseous like I was pregnant every month. Every couple of months I get serious mood swings to the point where I'm so emotional. I can cry I can yell or get upset by the littlest thing. And I know I'm upset but can' ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
6/16/2014 6:00:53 PM

Reviewer: starstrangled, 13-18 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 Tri-Sprintec for three years (and have been with the same guy the whole time) and had absolutely no problems up until a few months ago. I have had literally no sex drive and nothing I do seems to help it. I got switched to Sprintec and after a month still nothing. I'm also thinking it may be contributing to my depression and mood swings. I'm afraid to switch to something else after ... Show Full Comment

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