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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of norgestimate-ethinyl estradiol Oral.

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Condition: Birth Control
1/16/2014 9:34:33 PM

Reviewer: switchingbc93, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I took this for about 2 years, it was my first birth control. And for the first year or so everything was fine. But more recently i have noticed my moods a week or two before my period are awful. I'm extremely emotional along with slight depression, which is very unlike me. Even my boyfriend commented on it and that's when I realized it may be the pill. Maybe only upside sex drive increase ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
1/9/2014 11:20:18 PM

Reviewer: judy, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I start using it for first time, I feel depressed with no motivation, fatigue. I hate it. Calling my doctor

Condition: Birth Control
12/24/2013 10:02:04 PM

Reviewer: sisi, 35-44 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: 2

Comment:
This pill has been working fine for me, except I noticed a sudden hair loss without any explanation. Used it for 6-7 months and now loosing hair for about 2-3 months. Wonder if anyone else has the same problem on this pill. I am going to do some more research and considering switching back to my previous pill. Some of the side effects of this pill actually do say is hair loss:(

Condition: Birth Control
10/20/2013 3:14:01 PM

Reviewer: Mikaela, 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: 1

Comment:
im having all sorts of problems.....axiety, depression, mood swings, decrease in sex drive, not hungry, losing a lot of weight, get hot flash's everyday......im calling the FDA this shit messed me up.

Condition: Birth Control
10/19/2013 9:59:31 PM

Reviewer: dnr, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was on another generic for Ortho with no side effects and even helping with my acne, but when I switched pharmacies, they gave me this. An insane amount of gas occurred right away and huge swelling of my abdomen, thighs, arms, cheeks. I'm a small, fit woman and didn't change my diet or exercise. I'm stopping after this pack!

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