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Condition: Birth Control
3/9/2015 11:05:17 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Currently nursing 12m old, started taking this pill at 3m post partum when my period began again. Was regular for the first 6months and now I am all over the place. I bled off and on an entire month. And now I am on my second month of a 35+ day cycle. I thought the weird cycles were because I was off an hour or more on taking my pill. But then I've been constant with my pill taking and thing ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
2/25/2015 12:06:56 AM

Reviewer: rachie86, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was prescribed this medication at my postpartum check up as I elected to breastfeed my baby and needed something that wouldn't hinder such. I had never been on BC before so I wasn't sure if the acne, weight-gain, moodiness and general feeling of panic were normal. After two months, my headaches got so bad that I went to the ER where I learned that I was pregnant with TWINS... Needless to ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
1/21/2015 10:28:06 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was prescribed this pill since I was breastfeeding. My doc said it was my only option and didn't explain these side effects. I decided to stop taking to after 4 months as I was experiencing: acne, headaches, dizziness, fatigue, low sex drive, moodiness/ depression, and weigh gain (this was awful- I was working really hard to loose baby weight with NO RESULTS). I didn't connect that all o ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
1/21/2015 11:22:45 AM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
You have to take this medication within the hour every single time for it to be effective as a birth control pill. There is no time in the day that is perfect which creates difficult in remembering or scheduling time for me to take the pill. I have also had severe bouts of nausea and dizziness for two weeks due to this medication.

Condition: Birth Control
12/13/2014 11:06:56 AM

Reviewer: RahRah2790, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I took Nora Be for 6 months. This pill is horrible! My doctor prescribed this pill to me since I am prone to migraines and cannot take anything with estrogen. The first 2 weeks on this pill were fine, after that, it all went downhill. In the entire 6 months I took nora be, I bled almost constantly. I would have 3-4 day breaks between breakthrough bleeding/periods. Constant breakouts, huge painful ... Show Full Comment

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