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

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Condition: Birth Control
3/27/2014 11:40:39 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Twice I had to take this drug because the pharmacy had my other one on back order. Both times I got my period a week sooner than I was suppose to. The first time I took it I also got a rash.

Condition: Birth Control
3/17/2014 9:10:10 AM

Reviewer: 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've been on either Low-Ovral or Low-Ogestrel for 30 YEARS. I started when I was 17 and just turned 47. It worked perfectly for me. I went off twice purposely to get pregnant and I did within 2 month,s had healthy babies and went back on. But I'd like to know the affects it has on menopause. Anyone else out there been on it this long?

Condition: Birth Control
3/8/2014 2:23:26 AM

Reviewer: pigtail, 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Just want to add that I've been taking this drug for about three weeks now with absolutely no side effects that I am aware of. I was hesitant to start any birth control over my anxieties related to taking medications in general--so much so that I waited an entire month after I intended to start the birth control--but in retrospect I have no regrets and wish I would have started it earlier. If ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
1/17/2014 5:50:52 PM

Reviewer: long-term BC pill user, 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: 4

Comment:
I am SO glad I read through these reviews. Now I know the sadness and inexplicable depression I feel sometimes isn't me! It's just the medication. Now maybe it won't bother me so much. I have been on this pill for several years. Initially, I was placed on it because I started having difficult cramps with another med. The cramping didn't really get better, but I think in my ca ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
1/16/2014 4:39:02 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:
This is my second month into taking this birth control and I must say I like it. I no longer have the terrible cramps that came with my period and I have noticed my complexion is clearing up. There is a bit of water retention, but not much compared to what others have experienced. Also, I’ve noticed my breasts have grown a little since starting this birth control. Which for me is a bit of a good t ... Show Full Comment

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