5 patient evaluations for Birth control

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Aug 13, 2014 (Started Feb 07, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Aug 24, 2008 (Started Feb 07, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 28, 2010 (Started Oct 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 135 mg Daily

  • 1 helpful mark

Mar 25, 2009 (Started Jan 01, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
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.

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 18, 2009 (Started May 01, 2000)

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

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 1, 2005 (Started Jan 01, 1999)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for polycystic ovary syndrome)
  • Side effects
    Severe (pelvic pain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
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

  • 0 helpful marks
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