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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Ortho Tri-Cyclen (28) oral.

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Condition: Birth Control
11/18/2014 12:08:04 PM

Reviewer: bubblyz, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have been on this pill for 6 months now and it has been great until 2 months ago that im getting very strong headaches. the headaches are worst the day before my period until the last day of my period. I am also very emotional a week before my period. On the other hand, it has cleared up my face from pimples and it has Increased my sexual drive not decreased. I Really don't want to have to c ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
9/16/2014 2:45:43 PM

Reviewer: aprilxo, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I've been taking this BC for 5+ years. When I first started taking it, it would make me feel very nauseated. I would take it before bed and when I was at the beginning of my pack, I would sometime throw up in the middle of the night. This was my only negative symptoms and my Dr. Suggested I eat a little snack with the pill, which helped. Now, I very rarely feel sick after taking my BC. Th ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
7/9/2014 7:26:28 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have been on Tri-cyclen for close to a year now. I switched from Yasmin to tri-cyclen sine I was experiencing extreme outbursts of anger for no reason as well as acne. My experience has been generally good - it has not helped with my acne, but I no longer experience the outbursts. However, I am completely unable to skip my period and within the last three months I have experienced random periods ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
6/18/2014 6:35:58 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:
I loved this bc! I used it for 7 almost 8 years and never had any problems. I did gained weight but I think is more of a combination of life style choices and the pill than the pill itself. I dont even consider I gained that much, it has never been my issue. I used to have horrible acne before taking it and it cleared my skin, which made me really happy. I stopped taking it for a few months to giv ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
6/10/2014 2:44:37 AM

Reviewer: sharkisha, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Well it's effectiveness not so sure since I use condoms weather I take the pill or not. But gosh this pill make me feel sick I get loss of appetite and I feel like throwing up 24/7 I didn't even get these symptoms during my pregnancies. It's a horrible way to feel I can't wait to get fixed .

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