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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
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!

Condition: Birth Control
6/23/2013 9:38:12 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I took Loestrin 24 for a little over two years. This was my first birth control and I didn't quite realize the symptoms until I recently stopped taking it. It was a great birth control in making my periods shorter(if that non-existent) and completely got rid of my debilitating cramps. But other than that this birth control made me crazy: mood swings, depression, and constant fatigue. It also m ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
6/17/2013 1:20:30 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
barely gained any weight - maybe three pounds, that was pretty easy to lose. hair loss in the beginning, but that went away - i was freaked out at first but i am not balding at all! also, NO spotting. ZERO. it was amazing!

Condition: Birth Control
6/4/2013 8:06:31 PM

Reviewer: 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: 4

Comment:
Been on and off loestrin since I was 18 or 19. Years later I still take it with ease. When starting I have always experienced spotting and a little bit on tenderness but it subsides by week 2-4. It is very effective. No skin problems, etc. Maybe a little more emotional that when not on the pill. Increase in breast size but thats fine. No food cravings or increased hunger. It will continue to ... Show Full Comment

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