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    Condition: Birth Control
    1/7/2018 10:58:32 PM

    Reviewer: Survivor14, 25-34 on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I would say this is by far the worst birth control after taking this medication for only two weeks I suffered a massive stroke. I have no genetic predisposition for blood clots nor bleeding according to the extensive blood Iâ??ve had done. THis medication completely changed my life and for for the better I can no longer move my left arm, I have limited mobility in my leg and now suffer from s ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Birth Control
    4/10/2017 12:00:11 AM

    Reviewer: 13-18 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    omg i love this birth control so much. ive been on it for almost a year now and it's amazing. no pragnancys. the first few months i was always nauseous around 5 AM but that went away and I havent had that happen since. I had horrible acne before and after about 3 months of being on this all my acne is gone. Its very effective if taken properly. My boyfriend cums in me almost every day and Ive ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Birth Control
    10/10/2016 2:04:16 PM

    Reviewer: hh, 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:

    Condition: Birth Control
    6/18/2016 11:52:27 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: 5

    Comment:
    Took my body a few months to get adjusted to the medication. But since then I have had no negative side effects! No weight gain, my cramps are gone, my periods are light and short, and my skin has gotten clearer. And I haven't gotten pregnant!

    Condition: Birth Control
    2/23/2016 6:21:21 PM

    Reviewer: carissa456, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I am 19, and taking the generic Mononessa.No weight gain for me, MAYBE a pound, if that. I am now dieting and is not preventing me from losing weight. I do get some random breakouts, I would say acne is about the same as before. Haven't gotten pregnant either, so that's a good sign :)

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