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Condition: Birth Control
10/22/2014 10:19:10 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 really bad irregular periods and I been stressed from moving to the UK and it caused me to have have a period for 6 months so I started this birth control a month ago and it put right on track but I had savour cramps when it was time for me to start my period but I think that's only because I havent had a period for so long so hopefully next month the cramps wont be so bad, other than t ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
9/16/2014 1:17:36 PM

Reviewer: Tsoto4724, 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:
So I decided to write a review because it has been exactly a month since I started this birth control and I have been so far very satisfied. I was on Loestrin 21 FE for about 2 years and I didnt get my period at all. That was the only side effect I had actually on it. But it just does not feel healthy nor normal to not get your period, after a close friend (who was on the same loestrin pill for 7 ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
6/28/2014 7:11:03 AM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I was on this birth control for at least four years. Just about a year ago my pharmacy gave me another brand, Chryselle, instead. I regret taking those pills!! It took me a year to realize it was these pills that made me break out in rashes!!! I'm definitely switching back to Low Ogestrel! My face was like butter when I was on it, and I never had any side effects. Definitely recommend this bc! ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
6/3/2014 6:46:47 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was on Yaz for 4 years to treat irregular and painful periods. It worked well for a while until my symptoms came back, so I switched to this. While my periods and cramping have been less painful, I've noticed a dramatic shift in my personality. I've been on this for maybe 6 months and have been experiencing debilitating depression. The worst I've EVER felt. I'd break down and sob ... Show Full Comment

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.

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