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

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218 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Birth Control
8/19/2014 9:49:11 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
This is by far my favorite birth control! It has definitely helped me lose weight, I was soooo worried I would gain weight and I certainly have not. I get my period on time every single month, I am not pregnant and my skin is less oily. I have noticed that my sex drive is super low, my husband has definitely noticed. I love it, I would recommend it to anyone. I still am pretty mean the week of my ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
8/15/2014 7:21:55 PM

Reviewer: Nobabiesforme, 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: 2

Comment:
I have been on this form of birth control for a full year. It took my body three months to adjust to the birth control to where I noticed clearer skin, weight loss, etc. However I lost my sex drive recently, I still experience inconvenient breakthrough bleeding, and I had severe depression/mood swing issues with this pill. I retrospect I should have switched to a different pill a while ago however ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
8/15/2014 11:57:08 AM

Reviewer: spicyjilli48, 25-34 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'm nearly done with my second pack of this pill, and I'm actually really liking it. I've never been a huge fan of birth control, but my boyfriend and I decided it'd be a good idea -- we aren't ready for kids ... Yet! Anyways, I got on this pill because I had some really bad side effects from Ortho Tri-Cyclen (5lb weight gain in less than 2 months (I'm a freak about thi ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
8/11/2014 9:27:39 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This is the worst BCP I have ever taken. It does what it's supposed to do - prevent pregnancy - but I think that's because my libido is non-existent since starting this pill. Over about 15 years, I've taken Alesse, Aviane, and Alysena with no problem. I'm on my 3rd month of Lutera and I'm done with it. I have extreme mood swings, irritability with everyone (friends, family, ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
8/7/2014 8:30:36 PM

Reviewer: acoloradolife, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I was really worried about taking Lutera, because it was my first Pill, but I've only seen good results with it. I have less bleeding and my mood swings have been drastically reduced. In addition, I've had less problem spots on my face, and my libido has remained high. Definitely a good one!

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