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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Mononessa (28) Oral.

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Condition: Birth Control
5/8/2013 10:14:27 AM

Reviewer: Solar Powered, 35-44 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 took SPRINTEC for years before switching health insurance plans, and was subsequently sent MONONESSA in it's place. I take my BCPs straight through, skipping the sugar pills, so I don't get a period at all, which has been wonderful. (Unless I forget and take it later in the day one day, then my period shows up by the next day.) The first day I took Mononessa, I felt exactly the same way ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
4/2/2013 9:30:31 PM

Reviewer: TWAY27, 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've been taking Mononessa for about 4.5 months, I switched because my BeYaz was getting expensive and the doctor said there were risks with blood clots. Since I have been taken Mononessa I have gained 5-10 lbs, I wake up with a sore stomach and bloating daily, I have sever moodiness and am easily angered, my hairline is receding, and now I have acne on my chin. I felt good at first, other tha ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
3/24/2013 6:50:30 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
my pharmacy had switched me from sprintec to mononessa and it was the worst month ever on a bc! I had nausea constantly, sore breasts, spotting for days, then I got a heavy period (I haven't had a heavy period in years) and then I got a monster migraine for 5 days that kept switching sides!! horrible I would never recommend it or take it again!!

Condition: Birth Control
3/21/2013 8:44:31 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
First week of starting, I had nausea shortly after taking it. Thankfully that disappeared quickly. The only adverse effects I have noticed are more tender breasts. They are a bit fuller as well. I have not gained any weight or experienced mood swings. My period lasts about 5 days, with fewer cramps.

Condition: Birth Control
3/19/2013 5:55:17 PM

Reviewer: afk1234566, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I'm 25 years old and this is the first time on being on birth control. I've been scared to try it because of all of the side effects. Cons: Breasts are tender Breasts are a little fuller (I have big breasts and I was scared that they would get bigger but they haven't) My lower back aches a little I'm a little overly emotional (i'll feel emotions more than usual but its n ... Show Full Comment

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