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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Microgestin 1/20 (21) Oral.

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Condition: Birth Control
12/22/2011 4:02:27 PM

Reviewer: on Treatment for 1 to 6 months

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I recently switched from NuvaRing to Microgestin. I liked the ease of Nuva Ring, but it was too expensive and I didn't want it anymore. I was very nervous to change and had only ever been on Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo before and had horrible weight gain, went up 2 cup siizes and felt terrible. I expressed every concern with my doctor and she went over a few different rxs then ended up with this one. ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
12/1/2011 4:13:58 PM

Reviewer: 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: 4

Comment:
I have been on this pill for a few years and have not had any trouble with unusual mood swings, weight gain or lack of sex drive. The pill regulated my periods for the first couple of years, but they got lighter and lighter and finally stopped, and I have been using a home pregnancy test every few months to relieve mental stress. As my period disappeared I also became dryer and dryer until vagin ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
9/1/2011 10:55:14 AM

Reviewer: mrggggnj, 13-18 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
This pill is awesome! It's my first birth control pill and it is working great for me. My acne has gotten better and I know when to expect my period. I am on my third month and so far have not had any mood swings, awful breakouts or gained weight! You should really consider if you're in the market for a bc! :)

Condition: Birth Control
6/9/2011 11:26:52 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: 3

Comment:
Took it for about 4-5 months. It worked well and during the time I should have my period I only had light spotting which I liked. The only thing was that it made me super moody and it made my boobs SHRINK! I never heard of that happen before with a pill! But I went from a C to a B starting on the 2 month. The month after I got off it my boobs came back to their normal size. Birth control IS dif ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
6/3/2011 3:53:00 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have been on this medication for about 3 months. I like it because my moods are MUCH better than on previous birth controls I've tried. The complaints I do have are that my breasts are extremely sore the 2nd and 3rd week of my pack then it goes away the week before my period. Very strange! Guess no hormonal birth control is perfect-wouldn't that be nice?

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