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Condition: Birth Control
4/20/2011 11:32:25 AM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

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Current Rating: 5

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Condition: Birth Control
3/28/2011 3:14:04 PM

Reviewer: MircetteLover, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

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Current Rating: 5

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Current Rating: 5

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Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Started Mircette in 1999. Was on it for many years until insurance "forced" me to go generic, so I switched to Kariva for a year, against my dr's recommendation. She mentioned that it is a low-dose hormone pill, and as a generic it can go just a little too "low," which my dr said might just be enough to end up pregnant. After a year of having break-through bleeding while ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
2/20/2011 9:57:01 PM

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

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Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

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Current Rating: 5

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I have been on Mircette/Kariva for almost 4 years now, and I still love it. I only had side effects for the first month: breast tenderness and gas. Since then, I haven't had any problems. My periods are so short (three and a half days) and my skin has always looked great, even under stress.

Condition: Birth Control
9/9/2010 11:15:22 PM

Reviewer: nestlekwick, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

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Current Rating: 5

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Current Rating: 5

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Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Mircette is doing a fine job of preventing birth until I am ready w/ very minimal side effects. I am 28 and have been on Mircette since I was 19 or so. I have no complaints at all and would highly recommend, verse other brands

Condition: Birth Control
1/18/2009 12:41:01 PM

Reviewer: ..., 25-34 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

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Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have taken kariva for 5+ years and it has helped control my migraines and cramps. I stopped taking the week off between active pills about 3 years ago and lone no periods, though I do get some breakthrough bleeding and have increased vaginal dryness. Overall, I love this pill and it has done the job and then some.

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