6 patient evaluations for Ethinyl estradiol-levonorgestrel

Jan 6, 2010 (Started Oct 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for ovarian cyst)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: extended cycle 30 mcg-0.15 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: My insurance refused to pay for a 10-week cycle using three 28-day pill packs (9 weeks of hormones, 1 week off), so I was switched to this 12-week cycle pack (11 weeks of hormones, 1 week off). Using these pills contributed to deep-vein thrombosis and a resulting pulmonary embolism.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Aug 16, 2009 (Started Feb 06, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Birth control)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: extended cycle 30 mcg-0.15 mg Daily
Side effects: breakthrough intermenstrual bleeding, missed menstrual period

Mar 5, 2009 (Started Feb 06, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Mild (breakthrough intermenstrual bleeding, missed menstrual period)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: extended cycle 30 mcg-0.15 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I have major cramps when its that "time of the month", on Sesonale I don't have a monthly "time of the month". Its normally around every 3 months and actually my period is lighter almost like not having one at all.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: breakthrough intermenstrual bleeding, missed menstrual period

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Mar 13, 2008 (Started Mar 13, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for i have to use birth control because we are not ready for a baby.)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 28 x 20 mcg-100 mcg Daily

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