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Condition: Birth Control
7/28/2015 6:51:31 PM

Reviewer: gistrt, 35-44 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:
I have taken this birth control for 6 years now. I have not experienced any side effects except for the fact that my menstrual cycle in almost non-existent now (which is wonderful). I have taken advantage of discount programs the company has offered and it has help absorb the cost of my monthly prescription.

Condition: Birth Control
7/3/2015 1:55:48 AM

Reviewer: et289, 13-18 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been on this pill for about two years. Previously I was on Loestrin 24 fe until the switch. I have been on birth control since I was 15. I am 19 now and it breaks my heart to realize that the EXTREME anxiety, depression, mood swings, headaches, numbing and tingling feet and hands, is ALL this pill to blame. I have had several fainting spells and didn't think it had anything to do with t ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
7/1/2015 3:17:41 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
$50 co-pays (and I typically have AWESOME insurance), breast tenderness literally the entire time I've been on this (4.5 months now), 1st month was fine, 3rd month no period (scared me to death!), about 2 months of spotting nearly every week for a couple days, blurred vision, moody, no weight gain but I am trying to lose weight and can't seem to lose a single pound (was losing about 1-2 po ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
6/25/2015 11:46:50 AM

Reviewer: asdkljf, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I've been on this pill for about 16 months (January 2014-present), and it's the only birth control I've tried. I got on it because I was about to get married. Positives: personally, it's easy for me to set an alarm and take it every day. When you order it comes with a 3-month supply, which is helpful for me. My period is now essentially non-existent; sometimes still get cramps, bu ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
5/29/2015 2:27:44 PM

Reviewer: Patient, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I started taking lo loestrin in June on 2012 which was soon after replaced with miastrin. (Apparently because of a lawsuits they had to change the name) At the beginning I was having a period that lasted about three days every two weeks but it was very light. That went on for some months and continued to get lighter and less frequent as time went on. After taking the medication for a year I was no ... Show Full Comment

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