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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

Condition: Birth Control
5/28/2009 10:14:42 AM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Lutera is the worst medication I have ever been on. It gave me horrible mood swings and depression, and when I got my period, I also had terrible cramps. Once a month I got a painful cyst that hurt like hell, and then pooped after a few days. Stay away from this contraceptive!! I am now on Alesse 28 which works very well for me. Aviane didn't give me any problems either.

Condition: Birth Control
4/28/2009 11:16:56 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I got on this pill 3 months after my doctor advised me to get back on the pill. I had been off YAZ (the worst pill on the market) and never felt better. After 2 packs of Lutera I started having terrible moods swings, decreased sex drive and migraines. I decided to stop taking this in the middle of a pack and now I can't stop crying. I am crying daily and I have insomnia and anxiety. I am norma ... Show Full Comment

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