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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
11/15/2007 8:12:27 PM

Reviewer: 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: 2

Comment:
took pill to reduce cramps. i guess it was effective, but the breakthrough bleeding is ridiculous. longer than actual "period" times, plus thicker than regular menstrual blood. haven't gotten pregnant so i guess it's working, don't know if it's worth the extra blood. kind of expensive.

Condition: Birth Control
11/13/2007 7:39:43 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I took this to make my periods shorter, well instead of 5-6 days I got 18-20. I suppose it is effective in not getting pregnant, because you can't have sex. Did not help with Acne at all.

Condition: Birth Control
11/8/2007 10:18:23 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
very pricy. hard to take at same time every day. lots of break-through bleeding with pain + period at end of month. was hoping for relief of irritability and other pms problems but no such luck.

Condition: Birth Control
11/6/2007 7:30:10 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I had tons of breakthrough bleeding. The fact that a delay (due to over-sleeping or morning food-poisoning) of a few hours could trigger a 10 day period made me pretty uneasy about depending on it for birth control. I always used a condom so I can't say that this was truly effective, unless by "effective" they mean that sex is off limits when one is always bleeding.

Condition: Birth Control
10/30/2007 3:33:10 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
It is expensive as there is no generic version yet and there is a lot of breakthrough bleeding but that stops after using it for a while and being really careful to take it the same time every day. sometimes being off a little bit of time will cause problems. if you are consistent with it, though, it works great and keeps a very short period.

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