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    Condition: Birth Control
    3/30/2016 3:38:16 PM

    Reviewer: Grumpy, 45-54 on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    My pharmacist switched me to this medication from Ortho tricyclen low, which I was not happy about to begin with. Considering the cost went from free to over 600.00, if I wanted the brand. Therefore, I tried it. I began experiencing fatigue and extreme mood swings and no patience, which is rare. I was snapping at everyone. Also, retaining water and cramping mid month. I just returned from Ob ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Birth Control
    2/1/2016 1:26:42 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    So, I have been on this medicine for about a week and I have felt pain in my abdomen from the gas, I feel constantly nauseous, dizzy, and have had horrible mood swings. As soon as I finish my three months I am getting my prescription changed.

    Condition: Birth Control
    10/8/2015 11:35:08 PM

    Reviewer: kansas20, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    This birth control is absolutely horrible! I used to be on Trinessa but I had to switch pharmacies and CVS put me on this because they didn't have what i used to take. The pills made me have extreme mood swings, to where i was constantly fighting with my boyfriend and getting irritated easily. I lacked motivation to do any day to day activities which is highly unlike me. I also have been eati ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Birth Control
    9/6/2015 6:54:37 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: 1

    Comment:
    In case anyone is googling this medicine to see if they are the only ones with crazy mood swings, you're not! My mood swings are beyond crazy when I am taking active pills. I feel so bad for my boyfriend because I go into a sobbing fit over every little emotional thing. I am very much looking forward to when I can switch which pill I use.

    Condition: Birth Control
    10/8/2014 12:13:31 PM

    Reviewer: FirstBC2014, 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I am a 22 year old female and am on my first pack of this birth control. Both my family and boyfriend have notices mood changes in me like snapping and getting angry, which it out of character for me! Also, I am extremely constipated and have trouble using the restroom. I've noticed a darkening of my urine (which is a listed side effect), so I plan on calling my doctor this week about it.

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