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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Previfem Oral.

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Condition: Birth Control
7/20/2013 1:06:00 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I previously used Mononessa. I was on that for about 3-4 years. I recently moved, when I switched pharmacies so did my birth control. At first, I was fine with it. Halfway through the first month of taking it is when all of my side effects began. My boobs growing, irregular periods (the whole reason I started bc in the first place), spotting in between periods (especially the week before I was sup ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
7/8/2013 4:16:53 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I've taken this pill for about 2 months now from switching from the nuvaring which I absolutely loved (except the price) While taking this pill I've noticed this weird feeling in my stomach I almost feel hungry all the time and it's painful as well as irritating. my cramps are horrible while on my period, and my hormones are all unbalanced one minute im happy the next im yelling at my ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
5/21/2013 11:44:39 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I recently switched from Sprintec to Previfem because of the recall and I cannot express how much I dislike Previfem. Not only did it make it bloated, it caused major weight gain. It increased my appetite and decreased my sex drive. I am switching to a new birth control as soon as I can.

Condition: Birth Control
4/17/2013 12:00:50 AM

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:
ive been on three birth controls. Occela(yaz), a very low dose(which I dont knwo the name of anymore)< and now previfem. My doctor recommended it becuase i didnt like the extreme low dose as it was too testy with time frame, and the second time i went on occella(i took a brake for a little) I started getting extreme painful headaches when i would exert myself. ive been on it for two months. Eve ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
11/10/2012 1:23:16 PM

Reviewer: Lovelyness, 35-44 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 have had no problems whatsoever. I've never been one to have problems with BC pills anyway. All this talk about mood swings and decreased sex drive...blah blah blah I don't believe BC has anything to do with that. The only problem (and not even a problem) I've missed my period or it is very light to non existant! And that to me is a blessing. I've always taken BC's that have ... Show Full Comment

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