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

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Condition: Birth Control
10/13/2014 10:59:36 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have been on this birth control for at least four years. My periods are shorter, lighter and cramps are non-existent; its pretty fantastic. My only issue is a lower sex drive over the years.

Condition: Birth Control
9/10/2014 8:16:43 PM

Reviewer: v2196, 13-18 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
18/5'7"/138lbs. I have never taken birth control before so planned parenthood started me on this before switching me to an IUD. The pills were effective I didn't get pregnant and the side effects were minimal--my chest got larger (I would say a full cup size) and were slightly sore every day and I was sluggish, low energy especially in the afternoon. Note that I was only on it for thr ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
8/19/2014 9:49:11 PM

Reviewer: Rylie Schwab Yeazle, 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:
This is by far my favorite birth control! It has definitely helped me lose weight, I was soooo worried I would gain weight and I certainly have not. I get my period on time every single month, I am not pregnant and my skin is less oily. I have noticed that my sex drive is super low, my husband has definitely noticed. I love it, I would recommend it to anyone. I still am pretty mean the week of my ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
8/15/2014 7:21:55 PM

Reviewer: Nobabiesforme, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have been on this form of birth control for a full year. It took my body three months to adjust to the birth control to where I noticed clearer skin, weight loss, etc. However I lost my sex drive recently, I still experience inconvenient breakthrough bleeding, and I had severe depression/mood swing issues with this pill. I retrospect I should have switched to a different pill a while ago however ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
8/15/2014 11:57:08 AM

Reviewer: spicyjilli48, 25-34 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'm nearly done with my second pack of this pill, and I'm actually really liking it. I've never been a huge fan of birth control, but my boyfriend and I decided it'd be a good idea -- we aren't ready for kids ... Yet! Anyways, I got on this pill because I had some really bad side effects from Ortho Tri-Cyclen (5lb weight gain in less than 2 months (I'm a freak about thi ... Show Full Comment

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