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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Sprintec (28) oral.

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Condition: Birth Control
9/19/2014 10:08:13 AM

Reviewer: franzosich94, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have been taking this for 2 years (on and off due to moving and switching pharmacies a lot), and I love it other than it sometimes gives me a pimple or two and I have recently been getting cramps from it. I recommend this to anyone for a good use of period regulation and birth control.

Condition: Birth Control
9/3/2014 9:30:02 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I took this pill for 7 months. I didn't get pregnant, so I suppose it works in that area. My period never came during my placebo pills. It was usually late. It was not lighter than before either. I had been on Loestrin 24 before and this in no way acts in a similar way. Biggest issue: I developed an array of breast cysts due to this medication. My boobs were always tender. Around month 4, ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
9/1/2014 6:06:33 PM

Reviewer: 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 started taking this around a year ago, and it has been effective in preventing pregnancy. The only side effects I really experienced were headaches for the first couple weeks, but they were very mild. My skin has cleared up (I never really had bad acne) and I don't break out that much around the time of my period.

Condition: Birth Control
8/9/2014 1:30:10 AM

Reviewer: Mad and Sad, 19-24 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 had a miscarriage due to stress at my job, and was in a serious relationship when I decided to take birth control for the first time in my life. I was living with my boyfriend at the time, and it seemed like the way to go, to prevent another miscarriage. The first couple months were okay, and my doctor said to stick it out for three months and it will get better. I learned to ignore the anger, a ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
8/7/2014 9:49:35 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
After being on birth control for 2 years my Dr switched me to sprintec and after 2 months of taking it I had to stop. DO NOT TAKE THIS PILL! I gained 20lbs, was extremely moody, sensitive and cried a lot,broke out in little pimples from the waist up, headaches everyday, breast tenderness, cramping, no sex drive, and was always tired. Ended up in the ER with chest pains but all the tests they ran c ... Show Full Comment

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