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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Microgestin FE 1/20 (28) oral.

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Condition: Birth Control
11/10/2014 3:56:52 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been on this pill for of 6 months. I have had they WORSE mood swings ever(Depression,Anger,anxiety). As well As migraines

Condition: Birth Control
11/7/2014 9:09:09 AM

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Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
There are a lot of negative reviews, so i thought i would share my experience, because i was freaked out before going on it after reading reviews. Just remember, everyone is different . Ive been on this birth control now for a little over 2 months. My experience has been overall pretty good-- mild nausea first 2 weeks, a few hours after taking it, (i would say at worst a 4/10) I would suggest taki ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
6/25/2014 3:40:21 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
When I started taking the pill I was on a higher dose, but when my mother got cervical cancer, my doctor suggested to switch to this one. Overall the pill did what it was ment to do, not let me become pregnant, but unfortunatly I had sevear side effects I am just coming to terms with. Hence the review. I am 25 and as of a few months ago, stopped this medication. I had been on the pill since I was ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
6/20/2014 4:51:25 PM

Reviewer: jdezzi, 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: 5

Comment:
I love this birth control! I've been taking it for about a year now and have had absolutely no issues, I gained about 3-5 pounds but besides that its great!

Condition: Birth Control
6/18/2014 12:52:27 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have taken this medication for a year. It has made me sick with sever nausea, vomitting, cramping and it made my migraines come on more frequent during the month. Im switching to trycycline lo ..

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