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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
3/28/2010 1:29:43 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
i am sure i would have been extremely satisfied with this pill, if i hadn't had allergic reactions to it.. after 5 days of taking it, alongside 4 days of a terrible case of hives, i stopped taking the pills and within 24 hours, the hives began to go away. i really want to continue with Mononessa.. but i have no idea what it is about them that i am allergic to (?) i have taken BC pills in the p ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
3/27/2010 2:50:29 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Since starting this pill, I have experienced increased vaginal discharge, bleeding daily, back pain, cramps, and moodiness. I suffer from depression and this has seemed to make it worse. I am irritable all the time. I am quitting this pill.

Condition: Birth Control
3/18/2010 11:03:19 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
On the pill for a little over two months now, and it has been working great (no babies... and I went up a cup size!) The first day on this product was a little rough with nausea & general feelings of disorientation, but all side effects for me cleared by the 2nd day. I am 5'9" and 120 lbs, and have only taken Apri before. I needed a stronger dose because my periods were really mes ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
3/12/2010 7:33:08 PM

Reviewer: unhappy in chicago, 25-34 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've been taking Mononessa for 3 1/2 years. Before that I was taking Sprintec which I loved and had no side effects, but was told that Sprintec is no longer available and has been discontinued. I wish I had never switched. Mononessa has caused so many problems for me. It's strange how both Sprintec & Mononessa are generic forms of Orthcyclen but can work in completely different ways. I ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
3/10/2010 5:11:46 PM

Reviewer: DH, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Not pregnant!

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