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Condition: Birth Control
11/26/2014 2:21:00 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I started taking Sprintec about 9 months after starting on birth control pills. Before, I would get my period for at least two weeks, but that stopped happening when I started taking this. I don't remember any nausea (unless I forget to take a pill and have to take two in one day), even when first starting the pill; I haven't gained more than 5 pounds (but then again I'm in college, so ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
10/25/2014 5:48:45 PM

Reviewer: 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 taking Sprintec for about 4 years now. It works very well for birth control and I have noticed my periods are like clockwork, very regular. I have gained some weight and have noticed a rash on my face . My doctor says the rash is caused by the estrogen in the pill. I'm switching to Loestrin Fe to see if the lower dose of estrogen will make my rash go away. Other than that unusual s ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
10/2/2014 3:44:50 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have no problem taking the pill everyday but sprintec totally has given me pimples and very oily face. The second week I've notice on my face. And breast becomes very tender, made me think something else was wrong. I may go back to OrthoTry-Cyclen Lo.

Condition: Birth Control
9/19/2014 10:08:13 AM

Reviewer: franzosich94, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have been taking this for 2 years (on and off due to moving and switching pharmacies a lot), and I love it other than it sometimes gives me a pimple or two and I have recently been getting cramps from it. I recommend this to anyone for a good use of period regulation and birth control.

Condition: Birth Control
8/9/2014 1:30:10 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I had a miscarriage due to stress at my job, and was in a serious relationship when I decided to take birth control for the first time in my life. I was living with my boyfriend at the time, and it seemed like the way to go, to prevent another miscarriage. The first couple months were okay, and my doctor said to stick it out for three months and it will get better. I learned to ignore the anger, a ... Show Full Comment

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