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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
7/4/2009 4:22:29 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
ive been taking this pill for 5-6 months now and i think its pretty easy to use. side effects for me i believe is that its made me more emotional like VERY. other than that i usually had abnormal periods before using bc but after i started using this pill its made me feel like a normal girl having normal periods. havent gotten pregnant. =]

Condition: Birth Control
6/30/2009 12:40:53 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This pill has given me nothing but problems from the start. During the first few months I experienced weight gain, very sore breasts, mood swings, and worst of all hair loss. I would lose large clumps in the shower everyday. Also my periods were completely erratic. I was more regular when I was on no birth control. Eventually my hair stopped falling out and my breast stopped being sore, so I ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
6/10/2009 2:46:00 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
This particular pill was awful for me. I had terrible mood swings, a switch in my cycle to 8 days on my period-12 days off, and then I ended up pregnant. I wouldn't recommend anyone trying to weather this form of birth control, if your body doesn't like it after 3 months then switch!

Condition: Birth Control
6/5/2009 12:56:55 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I've been taking Lutera for about a little over a year now and I'm not happy with it. Lutera is the new generic for Alesse. In the past year I have gained 15 lbs, and went from a 34C to a 34DD and I hate my boobs!! I hate hving to buy bigger shirts just so that my boobs can fit! My sex drive is there I just don't get extremely wet which is horrible. I would not reccomend this pill

Condition: Birth Control
5/31/2009 4:34:51 AM

Reviewer: tresato, 13-18 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
yes, it works, im not pregnant BUT i don't recommend it. I have been on it for six months thinking that my hormones would get used to it after a while. boy was i wrong. since i started taking in, i have been HIGHLY emotional, way more than usual. as time goes by it just gets worse. from severe mood swings, to depression, to even thoughts of suicide (not serious thought, but still, thoughts) se ... Show Full Comment

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