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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Loestrin 24 Fe Oral.

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Condition: Birth Control
2/11/2014 8:16:22 PM

Reviewer: cbh345, 25-34 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 would not recommend this birth control. This is the 2nd time I've tried using it. The 1st time I used it 3 months and kept getting awful yeast infections. This 2nd time, have skipped my period that past 6 months, I got terrible migraines the first 3 months, after the 4th month terrible cystic ache started up and face got very oily causing the face, back, and, neck to breakout and has also ca ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
2/7/2014 3:44:51 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I started to take this birth control and liked it for the 1st 2 months. My breast were extremely tender at first but I got passed that. But within 3 months my poor face (which never had any sever acne before, maybe the occasional blemish) broke out in huge cystic pimples. Literally had them on my chin, nose, cheeks. It was terrible. I called my doctor and asked to be switched immediately. Ever sin ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
1/19/2014 5:37:06 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 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've been on LoEstrin for 7 years. I've never had any issues since the first few months. -Short/non-existent periods, no spotting, no pain.

Condition: Birth Control
8/28/2013 1:34:36 PM

Reviewer: Sarah314, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Loestrin Fe 24 has worked wondefully for me. I am 23 and 127 lbs and have had no side effects. No weight gain, lighter period, no mood swings/depression and no pregnancies. I have been on birth control for 3 years now. I started with Yaz which my doctor took me off after publicized health concerns surfaced. She switched me to the generic version of Yaz which I had a horrible time with so I switche ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
7/13/2013 4:08:01 PM

Reviewer:

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Loestrin worked great birth control wise, but it gave me a yeast infection every time I started a new pack. I had to switch to a different brand, it wasn't worth the awful infections!

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