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

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213 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Birth Control
10/21/2013 12:42:11 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This birth control made me completely crazy. I had major mood swings and would snap at people all the time. I did not feel like myself at all! I gained 10 pounds and had stomach cramping. I also got this weird pain in my rib cage for 7+ months that went away as soon as I switched to a new pill last month. No sex drive at all. Depressed. The only good thing about this pill is I didn't get pregn ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
10/11/2013 10:24:35 AM

Reviewer: ml90, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
After a few months of using Lutera, my periods were very light and only lasted about 2 days with the rest of the week only slight spotting. Plus, I didn't gain any weight (unlike Ortho Tri Cyclen which I took a couple years back). I loved that part of it. The downside? It completely wrecked my sense of sanity. I went from being a very rational person to a complete emotional wreck for the major ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
9/29/2013 2:31:54 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: 4

Comment:
I know that every body is different and will react differently to different brands of birth control. For me, lutera seems to be the right product. I used to be on Loestrin 24 but found that it was causing recurring BV and Yeast infections so I was switched to lutera since it has a lower estrogen level. So far, things have been pretty good. I have been getting some nausea and worsening of acne but ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
7/24/2013 1:28:09 PM

Reviewer: Mami77, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
This pill was perfection the 1st year I was on it!! Then over the past few months my PMDD got bad,I started breaking out,spotting between periods,migraines started kicking in and crazy mood swings. Overall nice pill that prevents pegnancy. The 1st year I was on this was great with no side effects and a period that was light and lasted 1day out of the month was awesome....I wish the bad side effect ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
7/9/2013 7:48:46 PM

Reviewer: serena180, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
After taking Lutera for over 2 years, I have to say that I am very happy with it. 3 years ago, I used to take ortho-tricyclen-lo, which gave me extreme mood swings and high irritability. With Lutera, my mood swings have disapeared. I also haven't experienced any side effects that other reviews mentioned-- no cramps, spotting, or irregular periods. My periods have been cut down from 5 days to o ... Show Full Comment

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