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User Reviews & Ratings - Microgestin FE 1-20 28 oral


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

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219 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Birth Control
3/20/2018 8:59:21 PM

Reviewer: Anonymous, 25-34 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:
This was pill #2 for me, I had been on Reclipsen for several years when the pharmacy decided to change my pill for no reason. I had severe depression and anxiety. I went to my OB/GYN and told her what was going on and she switched me to Microgestin. I took it for a year went for my check up and had gained 20 lbs. To which my doctor said it had to be my fault. I eat healthy, like my meat comes off ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
2/13/2018 5:35:41 PM

Reviewer: Ash, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I experienced weight gain and severe headaches during menstrual periods while on this medication.

Condition: Birth Control
1/12/2018 6:15:32 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
First year on this birthcontrol was great. Mild symptoms like spotting and bloating once in a while. And after a year it all went down hill. Constant migranes, weight gain, fatigue, zero sex drive. I had my blood pressure monitored, and it turbed out to be higher then normal. I desided to stop the pill, had some sort of withdrawal symptoms. 2 weeks later i was feeling great! No more blood pressure ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
12/8/2017 9:55:36 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
0/10 stars. Literally still got pregnant on it

Condition: Birth Control
11/15/2017 5:05:14 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I had a love hate relationship with this birth control. I started using it once my boyfriend and I got more serious. The first two weeks were a little hard, my body trying to get use to the changes, I had some cramps. Then, not even a month after taking it, my acne started clearing up! I never had acne problems, besides the occasional stress related zit. My cramps while on my period got a lot wors ... Show Full Comment

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