7 patient evaluations for ethinyl estradiol-norgestimate

Oct 11, 2014 (Started Sep 24, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for premenstrual dysphoric disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mcg Daily

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Sep 23, 2013 (Started Jul 20, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Birth control)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (eye pain, moodiness, breast tenderness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 35 mcg Daily
Advice & Tips: I haven't gained weight on this; I was worried about that. But when I first started I experience a lot of moodiness, breast tenderness and bloating.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Jul 1, 2013 (Started Nov 17, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for ovarian cyst)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for endometriosis)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (blood clots in legs)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 35 mcg-0.25 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Apr 18, 2013 (Started Nov 17, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for ovarian cyst)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for endometriosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 35 mcg-0.25 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I started taking this because of my endemetriosis and ovarian cyst. It was odd because I found when I ran out before seeing the doctor again (I do not take the sugar pills, I only have the right ovary) I noticed that when I was on it my mood swings weren't as bad. When I was off of it my mood swings were terrible, my night sweats were terrible and my heat flashes were terrible. So while I am on this it stables out all that and I don't have them as often. I still do have mood swings, but not as severe as I would without this medication (I do suffer greatly from depression which causes mood swings as well). I really think that this has helped me out a lot when it comes to all the "fun" stuff us ladies have to go through.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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