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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Loestrin Fe 1/20 (28) Oral.

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Condition: Birth Control
2/8/2010 10:57:08 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
horrible. bled 3 weeks out of 4 the 3 months I tried it. terrible.

Condition: Birth Control
11/18/2009 11:46:13 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: 5

Comment:
I've been on this medication for about 3 months now. ( my first time using the pill) I spot for about 2 days decreasing my period time. Only thing i dont care for and noticed when i first started taking it was my decreased sex drive. i had rare breakouts before now i have none, no noticeable weight gain. Overall pretty satisfied

Condition: Birth Control
3/29/2010 11:53:50 PM

Reviewer: loestrin24, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I'm at the end of my 3rd pack. I am 29 and this is my first time being on birth control. I am very slender and haven't gained any weight at all. No breakouts. I take the pill at night so I don't have any naseau either. This pill is VERY low dose so you MUST take it at the SAME time every day. You have a window of about 15-30 minutes. If you take it late by more than 30 minutes, ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
7/28/2009 11:05:47 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I tried this pill for 6 months on the recommendation that it would lighten my period and cramps. While it has done that extremely well (my period is very light, almost to the point were a tampon isn't needed and my cramps are pretty much gone completely), I had some other troubling problems. Before I started Loestin, my face was pretty clear, aside from the occasional zit here and there. After ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
5/16/2009 10:59:23 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My doctor prescribed this medication to regulate my periods. It DID do that but it also made me gain weight rapidly, have super oily skin and tons of acne, become extremely fatigued, very very hungry and horribly moody. After fighting with everyone and crying all the time for no apparent reason, I decided to quit taking it. Best decision of my life! I'm currently taking Ocella, and have not ex ... Show Full Comment

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