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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Ortho-Novum 1/35 (28) oral.

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18 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Birth Control
3/7/2014 2:55:51 AM

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: 5

Comment:
I have been taking Ortho Novum for 4 maybe 5 months now, and I love it! I was on Levora for almost a year and gained a lot of weight, grew two cup sizes. Since I have been on Ortho Novum, I have lost a cup size and lost 15 pounds. I feel great, no mood swings, my period only lasts for 3-4 days and it is very effective.

Condition: Birth Control
8/2/2013 1:48:25 PM

Reviewer: Ttooth, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I'v taken this medication for 30 years and have never had any trouble with it, i've tried to switch to others for one reason or another but have always returned to this one

Condition: Birth Control
4/12/2013 3:20:24 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have previously been on the Ortho Evra patch for several years, but got of that and switched to the Ortho Novum 1/35 pill. The pill has made my periods a lot lighter, my breasts have grown 1 cup size, and I always look bloated and I'm only about 93 lbs (a healthy 93 lbs). My major concern and I am wondering if this is a side effect and if any other users have this problem. I have a healthy, ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
9/29/2012 10:47:57 PM

Reviewer: Paty07, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
So i have been on this BC for only a month 1/2. i have been on Ortho Tri Low and Yazmin! I LOVED Yazmin. This one not so much. i've noticed that i've been breaking out more now i never broke out i would have a pimple here and there every 6 months and now it seems i have a new pimple everyday. I have also noticed that i crave everything im not a chocolate person and now i was chocolate all ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
5/28/2012 8:16:13 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I've used this 5+ years ago (20-21yrsold) and didnt have any problems. I had a baby and now back on it (27yrsold)...I've noticed that I get more pimples. I don't know if age has anything to do with it or what? or maybe because I'm more active or heat could be the reason??

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