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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Jolivette Oral.

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152 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Birth Control
12/15/2008 8:58:06 PM

Reviewer: cms23, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I started on this medication because the lessina i was using caused itching and other problems. It hasn't caused me and mood swings,weight gain,anything . The second month i took it i got a light period that i used light tampons for. The first month and all the rest i haven't had a period. the only thing that i dont like is if i miss my pills a couple days at the end then i start bleeding ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
11/2/2008 5:36:21 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This drug caused uncontrollable blinking of eyes, headaches and some vision loss.

Condition: Birth Control
10/24/2008 6:18:35 PM

Reviewer: dsg1966, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I really just wanted to say that I just got this pill prescribed to me because my GYN does not want me on pills with Estrogen due to my monthly cycle migraines. After reading all 23 reviews I am terrified to take it, excessive bleeding, moodiness, weight gain and hair falling out? Who needs that?! They wonder why women choose to risk it and not take the pill.. With pills like this I can almost ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
9/14/2008 1:11:43 AM

Reviewer: not a happy camper, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I absolutely hate this medicine. During the first month I had light breakthrough bleeding and shorter periods, but the frequency, duration, and amount of bleeding has steadily increased. I am also more emotional, always have a low-grade fever, and have stomach cramping. I am looking into getting another form of bc.

Condition: Birth Control
8/29/2008 3:45:03 PM

Reviewer: sugarmag80, 25-34 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: 1

Comment:
I started taking this 7 months ago. My doctor put me on it because I couldn't take a combined pill due to my high blood pressure. I got off of this pill a couple days ago because it worsened the acne on my face, and for the first time in my life I got acne on my chest and back. It also caused my hair to thin out. I gained around 5-10 pounds, but my breast size DECREASED (worst side effect ... Show Full Comment

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