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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Generess Fe Oral.

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Condition: Birth Control
10/19/2012 4:17:40 PM

Reviewer: 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 have been on this for a little more than a month. I did gain weight (I feel all in the first week ~5lbs), mostly in my butt and chest, and had increased appetite. I spotted for the full month from my first period on it to my next period. But now that I am done with my period, no spotting. I believe no acne problems. Now that I am past the spotting, I am happy ( just need to lose this extra weigh ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
10/17/2012 5:08:49 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 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: 1

Comment:
Experienced several side effects - significant weight gain (I eat healthy and work out 6 days/week), acne (cleared up for a while, then got much worse), my leg hair started growing at 2 or 3 times the rate it previously grew (weird), and worst of all, I have NO sexual desire WHATSOEVER. I thought it would all get better, but it's only gotten worse. I hate it and have an appointment with my d ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
10/15/2012 6:08:11 PM

Reviewer: momof3, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have had all the symptoms. Breast tenderness,spotting in the middle of the month, mood swings, acne. I am going to call my dr and get switched to something else. Not satisfied with this pill.

Condition: Birth Control
10/14/2012 7:17:10 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I was on the pill Loestrin FE for 5 years when I started spotting irregularly. My doc switched me to the Generess 18 months ago and so far I love it! I only get a period once every 3 months that only lasts a couple days at most. The only adverse effect is breast tenderness occasionally. Which I would have to deal with every month anyway if I were not on the pill.

Condition: Birth Control
10/7/2012 9:27:38 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I love absolutely everything about this birth control except it makes me extremely angry. It has turned me into a monster! I'm so angry all the time, and I completely flip out over small stuff, its terrible! It would be the perfect birth control if it didn't do that to me :(

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