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Condition: Birth Control
8/30/2014 2:20:14 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have only been taking this birth control for about 9 days, but I am already satisfied with my results. I switched to Loestrin from the Nuvaring because I was experiencing some pretty severe side effects. I'm noticing side effects from Loestrin as well, but they are MUCH more tolerable: slight nausea in the first couple days of starting and some spotting. No mood swings or depression, sex dri ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
8/12/2014 12:35:15 PM

Reviewer:

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I started taking this BC after taking Yaz which worked better for me but kept here horror stories about it so I had to switch. I was on this BC for abou three months and bleed almost every single day from it. It also made me feel very depressed.

Condition: Birth Control
8/8/2014 1:48:06 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been taking this birth control for over five years and have had no side effects. Very short periods...only panty liners needed for 48 hours

Condition: Birth Control
6/11/2014 4:42:32 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This medication was effective in only ONE way, simply prevented me from becoming pregnant. Otherwise, this pill was awful. I felt constantly depressed and extremely fatigued. I was bloated and gained 13lbs within the first two months. I stopped taking this pill and switched after two solid months... I just couldn't take it any longer. Nearly two days after being off, I feel like my old self ag ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
6/4/2014 2:39:23 PM

Reviewer: mmm38, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I am at the end of my second month using Lo Loestrin Fe. The first month I had no symptoms/side effects. It was great but this second month has been horrible. I never get headaches and now I get them daily they have gotten worse each day. I also have heartburn, nausea and stomach ache and I never had any of these issues. The headaches are non stop now. I am going to stop using it since I cannot to ... Show Full Comment

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