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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
1/30/2013 1:17:45 PM

Reviewer: Tip, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I break out in hives anytime I drink alcohol with the iron pill. Also experience itchiness and redness in vagina area at the beginning of the pill for about 10 days. It has been effective. 3 day very light periods have been wonderful. But after 6 months it's time to move on and try something different.

Condition: Birth Control
1/20/2013 1:29:04 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been taking Loestrin for about 8 months now, and I absolutely LOVE it! It helped relieve my acne and has really helped with my periods, which before were always regular or heavy. However, when I started taking this pill, I began getting period symptoms, which I had never experienced before. Other than some mild cramping, I have had a really good experience with this pill! It comes in a litt ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
1/9/2013 9:11:18 AM

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: 5

Comment:
I was very happy with this drug. Worked well and I had little to no side effects. Only thing was that I would not get my period every month, it would skip around, which I'm not complaining! My insurance no longer covers it since they believe there is a generic, but there is not. So I had to switch. Reading the reviews for my new pill (Junel Fe) I am scared to death to take it and wish I didn&# ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
11/13/2012 1:40:28 PM

Reviewer: kristina101988, 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:
Some of these reviews are ridiculous. Please keep in mind that each medication is different for each person. Just because someone had a bad (or good) experience, doesn't mean you will too!! Anyway, I've been taking this for about 3 years now. My only side effects are frequent yeast infections (i take probiotics to prevent them- works really well) and a slightly decreased sex drive. Over ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
10/25/2012 12:41:40 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I definitely recommend this! I switched to Loestrin 24 FE after taking ortho tri cycles for 8 years. I have been on this for a year and the weight I gained with the previous pill melted off and my sex drive came back! The only side effect was some acne right before my period which I've never had before.

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