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Condition: Birth Control
3/2/2013 7:57:46 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Since taking this, I have had less facial breakouts and lost a tiny bit of weight. Other than that, it has been terrible. My doctor told me spotting is common but after the first 4 days of taking it, i started bleeding non-stop and soaking through multiple panty liners a day. I'm almost at the placebo pills and since I have been "having a period" since being on the active pills, wond ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
2/24/2013 5:43:07 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
i have been on this pill for 6 months and when i first started everything was fine until recently. i have been breaking out EVERYWHERE and started getting my period before im done with the pills. i have also been getting yeast infections which is something i NEVER got in my life!it worked great as in i didnt get pregnant but i have a dr appointment on tuesday and i WILL be switching. thinking of g ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
11/9/2012 8:14:40 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I just switched to this pill from Kariva about 5 weeks ago, so I'm not that far in, but so far I'm pretty satisfied with it. I've gained a little weight, maybe 5 pounds, but no acne yet and I've skipped my period so far (it's naturally very heavy and hard to deal with so I'm kind of happy about that). My last couple of months on Kariva I was extremely moody and somewhat dep ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
7/29/2012 7:12:27 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
This is my first time taking birth control and I have been on it for 5 months. I will say my cramps have gotten a lot better and my period is very light. After one week of taking it, I immediately gained around 5 pounds. My period is not always regular still which makes me paranoid about pregnancy. I also do not like how it is a three week set up. I would feel more comfortable with a week of sugar ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
3/22/2012 11:53:44 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I'm at the end of my first pack. And ever since i started the pill , I've had vaginal inching (yeast infection), increase acne (never really had acne before starting to take this), some spotting, paranoid ALOT, cry ALOT, feeling very depressed. This I had a different brand before and they both have stucked! Thinking of not even taking birth control and just sticking with condoms!

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