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User Reviews & Ratings - Kariva 28 oral


Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Kariva 28 oral.

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132 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Birth Control
1/10/2018 11:49:51 AM

Reviewer: MH-Houston, 55-64 on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Used it for 20 years then got pregnant the month after I stopped using it. Never noticed any side effects.

Condition: Birth Control
2/24/2016 8:15:19 AM

Reviewer: YogaGirl311

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I had been on Kariva for 9 years (!!!) It is 100% effective as far as I am concerned. I actually rarely took it at the same time every day until I had a boyfriend who noticed, then I began taking

Condition: Birth Control
7/15/2015 5:09:59 PM

Reviewer: Blesh, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I am incredibly sensitive to artificial hormones. I tried several others, all of which caused me to experience severe depression, before switching to a new doctor who realized that it was not the estrogen that was causing my problems but the progestin. She had me try Kariva since it is low-progestin. It made a world of difference. Sure, it's not as convenient as Nuvaring, but I was human ag ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
6/9/2015 11:17:05 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Beware this drug! I experienced the most horrendous mood swings and EXTREME anxiety while on this drug. The side effects took a while to develop but once they did it was truly unbearable. I had no idea why my personality was changing so drastically. It was truly terrifying. I wasn't making the connection between this drug and my highly elevated emotions. I told my Dr. on a whim about my terrib ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
5/25/2015 10:56:33 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have been on Kariva for about four years now, and it has been great. One time I was switched to Viorelle which was probably the worst thing that I ever was switched to for three months, so I went back to Kariva. With the Kariva, I've had no weight gain, it cleared up my acne, my cramps are so much less, and my periods are much lighter than they were when I wasn't on the pill. They used t ... Show Full Comment

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