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Condition: Birth Control
3/3/2014 11:10:28 PM

Reviewer: Lw, 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:
This is perfect! It did not make me gain weight at all. The only difference I saw was my curves and boobs. I've stayed around the same weight and it made my periods only 3 days. It is definitely recommended!

Condition: Birth Control
1/24/2014 11:57:39 PM

Reviewer: Emi, 13-18 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Although this pill did a great job at keeping me from getting pregnant as well as relieving my debilitating monthly cramps, it caused me to feel nauseated every single day, all day. The worst side effect, by far, was the crippling depression that came along with this pill. I could barely find the motivation to get up. Would not recommend.

Condition: Birth Control
8/24/2013 3:22:35 PM

Reviewer: Stop_THis, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This stuff makes you gain weight, i started out 150 i probley weight over 200 now.

Condition: Birth Control
4/11/2013 9:59:16 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I got switched to this birth control. When I started taking it, I would get abnormal heart beats, very nauseated and extremely restless. I stopped taking it for a couple months. I took one last night and I couldn't get any sleep. I have been feeling completely nauseated and my arms were swelling and tingling. Everybody is different, but just be aware of the possible side effects before you sta ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
4/8/2013 9:48:08 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I was on microgestin for maybe five years. I switched because I wanted lighter periods. I have been on nortel for a month, the first 3 weeks was fine but when I started the period pills I got horrible head aches which I have never had with or without birth control in my life. I'm 21. I only bled for one day which was nice but the headaches have not gone away and I am not even on the period pi ... Show Full Comment

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