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I had every side effect that was listed under the severe side effect section. I was on Desogen previously, which contains the same hormones in higher dosages.I had headaches and my vision had gotten progressively worse. I was having mood swings and couldn't concentrate. The only reason that I switched to Cyclessa was at the advise of my Dr. because for some reason the pharmacy was always late with...

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I was on Yasmin for almost 3 years for PCOS and just recently had to switch to a BCP with a generic, so my Dr. and I chose Cyclessa (because I was worried about weight gain). I haven't taken a full month yet, but since I have started taking it I have become irrational, irritable, unable to sleep well, unable to concentrate, and just unable to cope with normal day to day life. I know everyone is di...

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Anonymous | 25-34 | Female | On medication for 10 years or more | Patient
7/29/2013
Condition: Birth Control
Overall rating 5.0
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I've been on the generic of cyclessa for over a decade. Had no issues, no mood swings, I initially gained maybe 10 pounds, mostly went to my boobs.

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Carol | 19-24 | Female | On medication for 2 to less than 5 years | Patient
4/20/2013
Condition: Birth Control
Overall rating 5.0
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My boobs definitely got bigger. I didnt gain much weight. If anything, I just stopped working out or doing active activities. But I dont blame the pills. Its very effective. I dont get dizzy or feel like throwing up. This bill is pretty good. i've been using it for four years now. I feel like if you gain weight, try working out or use food portion control. cause medications do effect ppl different. Just know how to balance yourself. I am happy with the pills. It also TOOK AWAY my ACNE! WOO!

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CBrown | 25-34 | Female | On medication for 2 to less than 5 years | Patient
10/10/2012
Condition: Birth Control
Overall rating 4.3
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I started taking this back in January of 09. After 3 failed attempts at other pills, this pill was awesome at first. I dropped a ton of weight and my boobs got huge! Now, 3yrs later, I have no sex drive (my husband always has to initiate), my appetite is up, I'm gaining weight, my boobs have shrunk and I have acne, frequent urination and all these other issues. I don't know what to do...I'm afraid to switch after so long...

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Pben | 13-18 | Female | On medication for 1 to 6 months | Patient
6/26/2012
Condition: Birth Control
Overall rating 3.3
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I have horrible side effects like, nausea, uncontrollable vomiting, blackouts, hot flashes, stomach pain. But on the bright side I've lost 15 pounds, due to loss of appetite unfortunately. I've had not so good of an experience with this bc pill, although no children!

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stw85 | 25-34 | Female | On medication for 5 to less than 10 years | Patient
6/16/2012
Condition: Birth Control
Overall rating 4.0
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I have taken Cyclessa for over 6 years. I had no severe weight gain, no cramps, no nausea. My issues with this drug is the crazy mood swings it gave me and the lack of sex drive. This drug completely took any feeling of wanting to have sex whatsoever and I didn't even realize it did until I spoke with my doctor and changed my BC.

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