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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Balziva (28) oral.

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Condition: Birth Control
10/7/2014 8:48:29 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I am currently finishing up my third month of Balziva and cannot wait to switch. Initially I switched from this from Seasonique because it wasn't regulating my body like it was supposed to and my doctor said a monthly pill is more effective for that. First month: bleeding during entire 2nd week of active pills and a few days during the normally scheduled 4th week. Second month: bleeding du ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
8/20/2014 2:09:06 PM

Reviewer: 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: 1

Comment:
I was on this pill for far too long. I experienced more negative side effects that included: Always being tired, severe mood swings, breast being tender, weight gain. I have since switched pills.

Condition: Birth Control
6/30/2014 10:58:18 AM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I HATE this birth control. It made me severely moody and anxious. I already have anxiety as it is and this just made it ten times worse. I have no sex drive what so ever anymore. My period came every other month only the first few months and now I don't have one at all. I had no weight gain or acne but I also realized along with no sex drive, when I do have sex it is very painful. DEFINITELY s ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
6/27/2014 12:08:55 PM

Reviewer: 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:
I have been on Balziva for a year or 2 and haven't had any problems. I was on orthotricyclen, brand and generic, before and started having spotting after intercourse so my gyno switched me. On the Balziva I've had very light periods which do last about a week and I too get very VERY emotional the day before I start my period. I am an anxious, emotional person as is, but the day before is n ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
5/12/2014 10:54:25 PM

Reviewer: 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: 5

Comment:
Regulated cycle, and keeps menstruation painless and short. Only one day of PMS a month.

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