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    Condition: Absence of Menstrual Periods in Woman Who Has Had Them
    2/26/2016 10:12:06 PM

    Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Provera did help me start my period after 4 months no cycle. My period started on a second day after taking the last pill. I am on a day five of my period now. And it is scary heavy. I am passing large blood clots. I am changing super pads every hour. Cramping just doesn't stop. Who survived through this? How did you manage to do it? Share your experience, please. Help me get through these awf ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Absence of Menstrual Periods in Woman Who Has Had Them
    10/21/2015 7:10:45 PM

    Reviewer: comment, 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:
    Took for abscense of cycle due to oral hormones. Made me sleepy, fatigued, dizzy. It increased oiliness of skin & acne, on face & scalp. No increase in weight, water retention or appetite at all, in fact, appetite was less while on it. Started cycle 1.5 days after ceasing the medicine. Took a 10 day course.

    Condition: Absence of Menstrual Periods in Woman Who Has Had Them
    10/11/2015 7:55:16 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I started this pills and got some brown bleeding spots on the 6th day but no real full red bleeding as comes in periods. Is the day I should stop taking pills or complete 10 days and again I will get full flow after finish the pills course?

    Condition: Absence of Menstrual Periods in Woman Who Has Had Them
    6/10/2015 6:26:45 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    My periods have always been irregular, so my doctor prescribe Provera to regulate my period,I also wanted to get pregnant, I took the pills for 10 day and I got my period,, No JOKE either I got pregnant the following month. I had been trying to get pregnant for years and not after i took this pill that it happened.. so if you have irregular periods like me and are trying to regulate them to get pr ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Absence of Menstrual Periods in Woman Who Has Had Them
    5/13/2015 12:37:39 PM

    Reviewer: luvlife, 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 was told to take this because I have not had a period for 5 yrs. I have always been irregular and honestly I did not miss my period. But being a woman and knowing it is a healthy thing to have I took it for 8 days ( i forgot the last 2 days) then 3 days later WHOOSH!!! I have never been so heavy in my life. I went for 9 days and out of those 9 days I was heavy for 7 of them. Never again I'm ... Show Full Comment

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