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

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119 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Birth Control
12/10/2015 1:43:05 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I've been on this pill for 6 months now. I haven't experienced any significant changes in my body. My cramps are gone, periods lighter, and my acne has subsided. I was on Tri-cyclen before this for about a year and had spotting/ a week of horrible acne. Therefore, I love the ortho-cyclen.

Condition: Birth Control
8/13/2015 6:02:45 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Ive been taking this for about 3-4 months and the only thing that i didnt like was the weight gain. i felt so bloated. oh and your breast get really sore and tender.

Condition: Birth Control
7/7/2015 11:30:09 PM

Reviewer: 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: 4

Comment:
I take non generic ortho cyclen. VERY good at preventing pregnancy if that is what you are taking it for and if it is taken on time. Causes some weight gain. The only large effect from this medication is that I went from a B-cup to a DD and it will make your breasts very tender at a certain point in the cycle.

Condition: Birth Control
5/5/2015 12:05:03 AM

Reviewer: sl¡pn?t, 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:
This is my second month on this pill and this will be the last. I have gained 10+lbs, I nornally have clear skin, I noticed my face beginning to break out and become oily. And on top of that the mood swings are terrible. I went from having just mood swings to wanting to snap or cry all the time. My periods have been more painful and lasts 9-10 days. I switched because my insurance changed and this ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
1/2/2015 12:44:20 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been on various birth controls over the years. I was previously on Brevicon but was switched because of spotting. I greatly dislike this pill. I've experienced weight gain, more head aches, and barely any sex drive (NONE). I am not pregnant, so thats good. Otherwise the rest is horrid.

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