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Condition: Birth Control
10/23/2008 1:04:30 PM

Reviewer: ItalianQueen, Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I only took Lutera for one month back in April 2008 and here it is October 2008 and I still have not had my cycle. It made me emotional and tired, I as well had tender breasts (started within the 2nd week of taking the pill), so I decided to take myself off. With those symptoms, I felt like I was pregnant. I am not at all satisfied w/ Lutera. I go today to my OB/GYN today and fixing all of this. I ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
10/7/2008 8:06:37 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have been on this BC for about 2 years now. Within 2 weeks, I noticed a change in my mood. I started to cry more and I was much more anxious. I thought it was just the stress I was going through, but now I'm starting to wonder. I've never reacted to stress before like I have since taking this medication. I have also experience a very decreased sex drive and vaginal dryness. Well, I& ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
9/6/2008 11:33:22 PM

Reviewer: 13-18 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I've had such horrible headaches that they make me ill. Also been getting very tired around nine or ten at night, when usually I fall asleep around one or two in the morning. I've been crying so easily, and I feel somewhat paranoid that I'll never feel the same as I did before I started taking this BC.

Condition: Birth Control
8/10/2008 12:07:48 AM

Reviewer: 25-34 on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I've been on Lutera for over a year now. The positive side effects I've noticed is that my skin is clearer, and my periods are more regular. On the other hand, I've experienced a decrease in sex drive, trouble sleeping and anxiety and moodiness. I'm not sure if these are solely the fault of the pills, but I am going to look into alternatives with fewer side effects.

Condition: Birth Control
7/25/2008 2:57:21 AM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
This is the 3rd month taking lutera and I started out well the first 2 months, I been abnormal with my period and taking this BC has helped me become regular. I am now on my 3rd month, but in this case I been having constant headaches that won't go away. I have contacted my doctor(gyno)to let her know what has been happing while taking the pill, she said it's not common for me to have thos ... Show Full Comment

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