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

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149 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Birth Control
4/27/2013 11:20:44 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Well I have been taking this BC for 1 1/2 months now but was feeling very tired and sick just feeling pregnant took a hpt and it said positive... so I'm pregnant

Condition: Birth Control
4/10/2013 5:11:39 PM

Reviewer: erininnyc, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Like many others, I can no longer take normal birth control pills due to migraines with aura, so my doc switched me from Yaz (which was actually great for me) to Jolivette. The good news is that I didn't get pregnant in the 6 months I was on it. The bad news is that my skin looks the worst it's ever looked--huge, painful are currently covering my face. I also get about 5 days per month wit ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
4/2/2013 6:12:00 PM

Reviewer: midwestgal, 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 am writing this review to encourage women to at least try this method of birth control. I cannot take pills with estrogen due to migraines. I have not had a child and am not breastfeeding. I have just finished my first pack and have had no problems. I spotted a bit in between periods but that has happened in the past before starting this birth control. I have gained no weight, I've had no mo ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
3/20/2013 4:56:35 PM

Reviewer: Nothappyhere, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I never realized til reading these many reviews of this pill what has happened to me. I used to be such a happy calm person and ever since being on this pill, I have become deeply depressed, angry, tense, and at times suicidal. I am scared of myself at times because this is NOT me...

Condition: Birth Control
2/4/2013 8:18:02 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I was prescribed this medication after having my child so that I could safely breast feed him while on birthcontrol. It worked for me for 12.5mos and then I got pregnant. This medication works if taken as prescribed, just remember that it's only 97% effective and that if your intention is to delay conception, you may want to explore other options.

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