5 patient evaluations for Birth control

new_me
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new_me
Sex: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Depression: 1
Mania: 1
Emotional: 0
Anxiety: 0
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: Severe
48 F
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: n
I have:
Bipolar Disorder

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Oct 28, 2010 (Started Oct 01, 2007)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Other: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 135 mg Daily

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Sandallia
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Sandallia
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 1
Mania: 1
Emotional: 1
Anxiety: 1
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: Low
49 F
Function: Moderate
Distress: Low
I am: b
I have:
Bipolar II

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Mar 25, 2009 (Started Jan 01, 2002)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Other: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I have been taking the type of "pill" containing, primarily, estrogen and my doctor said that for women over 40 she recommends the "pill" containing more progesteron. Since I won't start it until April 2009 it could take at least 3 months to see what effect it will have.

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LifeisaBeach
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LifeisaBeach
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Depression: 1
Mania: 0
Emotional: 2
Anxiety: 3
Compulsion: 1
External Stress: Moderate
31 F
Function: Moderate
Distress: Low
I am: g
I have:
GAD

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Mar 18, 2009 (Started May 01, 2000)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Other: None
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: You definitely have to commit to take it every day, around the same time.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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edawgg
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edawgg
Sex: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Sensation: Mild
Overall: None
Cognition: mild
Vision: none
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: none
Walking: none
I am: g
I have:
MS

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Aug 24, 2008 (Started Feb 07, 2005)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Other: Slight
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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aquarianrose
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aquarianrose
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Sex: F
  • Age: 36
Condition: PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome) 2 additional condition(s)
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: None
I am: n
I have:
PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome)

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Jun 1, 2005 (Started Jan 01, 1999)

  • Perceived effectiveness for PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome): Moderate
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 1 other Daily
Advice & Tips: I took various birth control pills for 4-5 years to help regulate my menstrual cycle. It did manage to bring on my period, but I suffered such intense pelvic pain 2 weeks before every period that I had to stop. The doctors thought it was IBS for a while, until we realized it was cyclical. The pains stops as soon as I stopped taking the pill. The pill adjusts all of our hormones, so just be aware in case you experience anything unusual for you (not based on what the doctor says other patients may experience, unusual for YOU).
Side effects: Pelvic pain

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