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

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Condition: Birth Control
8/22/2014 12:11:16 PM

Reviewer: Toya, 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: 5

Comment:
I have been using this bc for a year. During month 3 I did spot for about 3-4 weeks and had a little breast tenderness but since then I have no other side effects. My period usually begins the 3rd day of the placebo pills (which I don't take anymore) and lasts about 4 days. The flow is moderate for the first 2 days and light for the 3rd and 4th day. I have no complaints, although i have been t ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
4/24/2014 10:21:36 AM

Reviewer: Snowchild5887, 25-34 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I am a 27 year old woman who has a 3 1/2 year old daughter. I have been on birth control since I was 16. I have had to switch a few times because of new insurance and once due to a severe hormonal imbalance, but I have been on the generic (Previfem) since I had my daughter in Spetember of 2010. I switched from the generic to the brand name because my insurance would not cover the generic. Which is ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
4/2/2014 4:16:55 PM

Reviewer:

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
aint take iit

Condition: Birth Control
1/30/2014 11:01:48 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I switched to this pill from a 3 month pill that caused me to gain 10+ pounds, have heavy bleeding, and bad mood swings. In the 3 months that I have been on this pill, I have not spotted, experienced cramps, or had mood swings. I may have gained a pound or two since starting this pill, but other than that, its great. I would definitely recommend this pill.

Condition: Birth Control
5/17/2013 1:12:38 PM

Reviewer: Boo Bear, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I switched to this pill due to lack of insurance, and in the first 5 days, I've gained almost 5 lbs and I just feel awful overall. I was planning to get off the pill after my wedding in September, but I am seriously thinking about stopping it now.

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