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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
9/19/2009 11:47:16 AM

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:
I haven't been taking it long but I'm taking it for birth control and lighter periods. Since taking it I have noticed I've been more irritable, no sex drive and my bf jokes saying it's a birth control not sex control. I feel hotter also. I'll be at work and everyone is freezing and I'm sweating! I'm a really easy going person and it's bad when my patients notice a m ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
7/2/2009 2:52:55 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have been taking this pill for a couple of years and i loved it.....at first. Now i desperately need to switch to something else. I have recently lost 20 lbs...and maybe that is why it no longer works for me, but my periods now last about 2 days longer than normal, the bleeding is heavy, and the cramps are horrible. Midol doesnt seem to help. Also....the worst thing about it is that my sex d ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
5/25/2009 9:54:58 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have been taking this pill for about a year now, and it has been effective. i have regular periods every month, minimal cramping, and never experience weight gain, dizzines or nausea. my only complaint is that consistently, every month i am emotional a few days before & the week during my period. i am angry, i cry easily, and for this reason i'm looking to switch bc pills. keep in mind e ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
4/8/2009 11:26:08 AM

Reviewer: 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 have been on this medicine for about a month and a half, and the side effects are horrible. The effects I experience range from nausea, vomiting, dizziness, upset stomach, and I can cry over anything now! I will not be staying on this medication.

Condition: Birth Control
4/6/2009 12:43:19 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
On 4 months on microgestin I did not get pregnant. However, I missed my first period, got the second one in the 3rd week, the third was the only regular one and the fourth lasted nearly 2 weeks and came with weak bladder control. I have never experience such irregular menstruation with any previous birth control and will definitely not be continuing with microgestin.

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