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Condition: Birth Control
12/27/2014 4:50:47 PM

Reviewer: Mimi, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I love these pills, they don't cause any side effects on me and also helped me out with my acne and my heavy periods, not i only get about 2 pimples before my period and thats once in a while, and instead of having a heavy period for 10 days i only get my period for 3-4 days and it isn't as heavy as it used to be, note im taking this as birth control and i am very happy it helped me out wi ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
9/26/2014 12:16:31 PM

Reviewer: 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 switched to this from Loestrin 24 FE, which I loved, but TriNessa is free on my insurance. I read these reviews before switching and was honestly scared to do so, but I haven't experienced any of these side effects. I do get nauseous from time to time, and experience 1-3 days of cramps during my cycle, but otherwise I have no complaints. My skin is in fact even more clear than when I was on ... Show Full Comment

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

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