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3 People found this comment helpful

Never had any kind of problem with this drug or its generic coutnerpart. Works great for period regulation as well as birth control. Never experienced a side effect.

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7 People found this comment helpful

I got pregnant while on this birth control. I think that's really all I need to say. Would never use a low does BC again!

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Sunny | 19-24 | Female | On medication for 1 to less than 2 years | Patient
2/8/2020
Condition: Birth Control
Overall rating 2.3
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I was on this pill for 13 months, and it was my very first experience with any sort of birth control. I have to say, it was not pleasant in the slightest. I bled for two-three weeks every month, and my doctor initially told me this was "normal" for the first three months (spotting is, but the amount of blood I lost shouldn't have been). After feeling drained and looking pale for another three months, I booked another appointment to inquire about this. My doctor then said "its still early", so I lived with a 2-3 week period for over a YEAR before switching. I have to say, switching from Alesse was the best decision of my life. I now only experience a 3-5 day period, that is not heavy or painful. I would truly advise switching immediately if you experience spotting longer than three months.

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FURIOUS | 19-24 | Female | On medication for 1 to 6 months | Patient
1/11/2013
Condition: Absence of Menstrual Periods
Overall rating 1.0
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Alesse is the worst birth control I have ever used - I started using it to regulate my period. I now how massive welt-like pimples all over my chin, they won't pop either, they just fill back up with liquid bacteria and stay (visibly) under my skin for weeks. I am also incredibly hormonal, manic, rude, tired, and in turn - newly single THANKS A LOT ALESSE. Do not trust this company or medication.

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Anonymous | 25-34 | Female | On medication for 5 to less than 10 years | Patient
2/19/2009
Condition: Birth Control
Overall rating 5.0
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Never had any kind of problem with this drug or its generic coutnerpart. Works great for period regulation as well as birth control. Never experienced a side effect.

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Charstar | 25-34 | Female | On medication for 1 to 6 months | Patient
12/6/2008
Condition: Birth Control
Overall rating 2.3
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I got pregnant while taking this medication. I am taking a similar birth control now and have had no problems.

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j.rose | 25-34 | Female | On medication for 2 to less than 5 years | Patient
2/22/2008
Condition: Birth Control
Overall rating 2.3
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I got pregnant while on this birth control. I think that's really all I need to say. Would never use a low does BC again!

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