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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Nortrel 1/35 (28) Oral.

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Condition: Birth Control
8/13/2014 12:23:33 AM

Reviewer: Maddey, 13-18 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: 1

Comment:
I've been taking 6. Months and I have gained 20 lbs at least. Also I have no periods at all. Every few months I have spotting during when my period is due. My doctor says it can happen that it makes lining of uterus very thin so can have no periods. I just can't deal w weight gain. No real headaches or mood swings to speak of. But doctor says should only gain 5-10 lbs. I'm going to swi ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
2/1/2014 4:10:47 PM

Reviewer: 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 have been taking this for a month. Mood swings are much better. I have some acne right around my period. Overall a decent choice.

Condition: Birth Control
1/29/2014 5:25:07 PM

Reviewer: Jessica Hulsey, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
WORST PILL EVER!!!! I have has severe headache, blurred vision, weight gain, and bad bleeding....never ever again will I take this pill. i have been on many bc pills this is a nightmare!!!!

Condition: Birth Control
10/28/2013 3:24:55 PM

Reviewer: LFH2013, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I was on Necon for a few years until my pharmacy changed my prescription to Nortel 1/35 (they told me it was the EXACT same as Necon). Since being on Nortrel, I have had HORRIBLE breakouts on my chin & jawline - I'm talking large, cystic acne that will not go away! I never had "perfect" skin, but I have never had breakouts like this, and I am 27 years old! This pill also gives me ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
9/30/2013 10:45:12 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have been on this BC for about 5 months and it is very effective. So far the only side effects I have had is headaches around the time my period is coming on and when I first started taking it my stomach was in knots for about a week.

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