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I’m experiencing random spotting from a previous birth control so my doctor put me on Balcoltra. The spotting wasn’t as heavy but it didn’t go away. If it worked for me then I would have continued taking it but I will stop. Fair warning…this birth control was going to cost me $300 PER PACK WITH HEALTH INSURANCE. It’s insanely expensive! Now, there is a coupon on the Balcoltra website which lowers ...

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Anonymous | 19-24 | Female | On medication for 1 to 6 months | Patient
8/27/2022
Condition: Birth Control
Overall rating 3.3
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Ive been on this pill for about 3 months, and overall my periods got shorter however my acne has been terrible. Constant breakouts and when it finally heals i have another breakout.

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Anonymous | 19-24 | Female | On medication for less than 1 month | Patient
6/12/2022
Condition: Painful Periods
Overall rating 2.3
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I started having heavier periods a year ago and they became very painful to the point where I would skip work or class. I was on ibuprofen to control the pain but got an ulcer from that so then I was prescribed Balcoltra. I didn't even make it a week before I felt terrible. I felt tired all the time and all I wanted to do was sleep, but I couldn't sleep. My doctor said to take the pill at night to sleep through the nauseousness but regardless I would wake up and vomit in the middle of the night. I felt unmotivated which was hard being in college. The worst part was I was very emotional and would just randomly cry. My brain felt foggy and I knew this was the complete opposite of myself! I stopped after a week because I didn't want the side effects to get any worse.Read More Read Less

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Adrienne | 25-34 | Female | On medication for 1 to 6 months | Patient
10/12/2021
Condition: Abnormally Long or Heavy Periods
Overall rating 2.7
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Balcoltra birth control pills.This medicine started off good with my body. All of a sudden, I'm bleeding 18 days straight, bloated, cramping, moody, full of gas, migraines throughout the entire 3 months of taking this medicine, and very sore nipples.

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Gigi | 25-34 | Female | On medication for 1 to 6 months | Patient
5/8/2021
Condition: Birth Control
Overall rating 3.7
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I’m experiencing random spotting from a previous birth control so my doctor put me on Balcoltra. The spotting wasn’t as heavy but it didn’t go away. If it worked for me then I would have continued taking it but I will stop. Fair warning…this birth control was going to cost me $300 PER PACK WITH HEALTH INSURANCE. It’s insanely expensive! Now, there is a coupon on the Balcoltra website which lowers the cost to $21 per pack. Look into their savings coupon program if Balcoltra works for you.

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