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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of TriNessa (28) oral.

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Condition: Birth Control
9/9/2014 4:09:01 AM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I've been taking this birth control for about 6 years now and have had no major problems. I usually get my period either tuesday or wednesday into my placebo pills. It usually lasts till about sunday/monday which is a downside. Also, about a week before my period, I usually break out a little on my face (1-3 pimples) and my breasts get a little tender. Over the span which I have been taking it ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
8/6/2014 10:21:33 AM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I used monessa for a year but asked my doctor to switch due to me getting my period about a week before the placebo pills and then continued with my period during the placebo week. I was switched to trinessa and the switch was awful. I was vomiting 2 days in. I continued to have a horrible headaches and nausea which has not improved after 2 months on it. I also got some cystic acne. I lost almost ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
6/24/2014 11:37:13 AM

Reviewer: Reviewqueen, 19-24 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 had been on Ortho Tricylen Lo for 10 years and never had any problem with it. It was extremely effective, no weight gain, no acne. My insurance dropped Ortho and I was switched to the generic, TriNessa. TriNessa has been just as wonderful. Later I attempted to switch to Mononessa in order to skip my monthly cycle(you can't on TriNessa). The switch to Mononessa made me sick for 2-3 days an ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
6/18/2014 1:20:44 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
In terms of effectiveness of pregnancy prevention, TriNessa has been as effective as any other birth control I've used. However, when the pharmacy accidentally gave me one month of this as opposed to the Azurette I had been taking, I noticed changes immediately. My breasts were tender, wearing my contact lenses was painful and dry which was something new to me and my emotions were extremely ir ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
5/23/2014 11:47:57 PM

Reviewer: AmbitiousLady006, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I just had a baby about a year ago and now I'm on the trinessa birth control. I never noticed any side effects until now. I started to get unusual bruises, chest pains and worsening of migraines. I said to myself, I hope I'm not dying or anything because I don't feel sick...but then I researched the side effects of this pill and these were the common side effects. I even went to the do ... Show Full Comment

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