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Condition: Birth Control
5/13/2008 10:35:20 AM

Reviewer: irene, 35-44 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 started taking the errin oral pill about a month and a half ago, due to heavy bleeding and severe cramping. My period came after two weeks of use, I had some slight discomfort and minimal bleeding for about 4 days, I also had just had my normal period two weeks prior. I was switched to Jolivette oral. After 28 days I had another period, it has been very heavy like before and I have been bleed ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
5/4/2008 7:52:29 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have only been on this pill for a month. in 2005 I got a blood clot and was told i could no longer use the normal pill with estrogen . So i am trying the one with progestron (Jolivette) The only side effects i have noticed is I am more emotional. But that could just be me. My period came like clock work and I did not bleed as heavy and it has lasted 4 days. This is much better then with out the ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
4/19/2008 2:09:20 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I had been using the Errin tablets mini pill. About a month and a half ago the generic change to Jolivette. With the previous Erin tablets (which is what I took for two years while nursing my first child) I had no periods at all. loved that pill. since taking Jolviette I have had 4 periods in about a 7 week time period. i absolutely hate it. Not only do I feel I’m seeing red every other week b ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
4/8/2008 9:34:10 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I started taking this pill 8 weeks after my daughter was born. I was told that this pill was ok to take while breastfeeding. My daughter is now 12 months old. For the last 10 months i spotted here and there, which my doctor told me was normal. I just got my first period which is a little heavy and has lasted about 5 days. I am still nursinf my daughter at least 4 times per day. My doctor told ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
4/4/2008 8:22:11 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I'm a mom of a 6 month old and have been taking this prescription for a month and half now. I have not had a period. My doctor failed to tell me that with this prescription there are no placebo pills. Luckily I normally take them anyway.

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