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Condition: Birth Control
5/25/2013 8:34:34 AM

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: 4

Comment:
Yaz was the first birth control I was placed on. Everything was perfect except for the tiredness and excess sweating. During the first month I actually lost weight (but was also working with a personal trainer). I would recommend this pill!

Condition: Birth Control
5/8/2013 2:55:05 PM

Reviewer: angeleyes, 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:
Finally a pill that didn't cause weight gain and made my skin blemish free. I did have a problem with pms mood swings before taking yaz and now that went away too. I am happy with this pill as well as its off-label uses. I am planning on staying on it for as long as my doctor will let me.

Condition: Birth Control
3/20/2013 8:08:35 PM

Reviewer: cris, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Hello i have been taking brand named yaz and generic gianvi for 7+ years and have recently experienced terrible multiple day migraines and headaches. I also wake up numerous times throughout night with calf muscle cramps and numb leg with tingling toes. Upon recently discontinuing yaz after feeling like my equilibrium was off and left eye kept watering. My doctor advised me to try another med call ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
10/26/2012 7:18:53 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I started taking Yaz in August for my vacation this was the first BC i have every taken unlike most of you it did not give me acne or make me gain wight I lost over 25 pounds taking it i had shorter periods and my cramping was only the first day my husband told me that i would get really moody quickly littlest things would set me off, my breast are very tender my fingers swell to the point my ring ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
8/14/2012 8:20:07 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I do not understand why so many women love this stuff. After three months of taking this pill I started getting UTIs. Prior to taking this I took Ortho Tri-Cyclen for many years. I never had a UTI in my life. Every other month I would get them. I finally stopped taking the Yaz, (for insurance reasons (at the time there was no generic)). I started taking TriSprintec (generic Ortho)and I have not ha ... Show Full Comment

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