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Loestrin FE

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Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 6,272 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
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What patients are saying about Loestrin FE vs. Ortho Cyclen

24 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
from ortho-tri-cycelen for similar reasons to ortho-cyclen...
...tried loestrin-24, but I switched from ortho-tri-cycelen for similar reasons to ortho-cyclen, which is monophasic. ...
I was really depressed on Ortho Cyclen birth controls...my...
...I take Loestrin FE as well. I feel a lot better. I was really depressed on Ortho Cyclen birth controls...my...
were fine too.   I've never experienced the side effects...
...and like it; I skip the placebos (doc's orders) and don't have a period at all now which is great.  Loestrin 24, Ortho-cyclen, and Seasonique were fine too.   I've never experienced the side...
ortho cyclen for almost 8 years with no problems. I'm not...
...ortho cyclen for almost 8 years with no problems. I'm not a moody person and have never had a problem with acne, at all! Since getting on Loestrin 24, I have disgusting jawline acne, am constantly...
it? I'm currently on Ortho-Cyclen and I'm not handeling...
...tried it? I'm currently on Ortho-Cyclen and I'm not ...every month. My dr is giving me sample of Loestrin24 to start next month. Any try it? Does it really work to shorten ...
straight! I am now on ortho cyclen so that my period is...
I took Loestrin 24 for 3 months and in month 3 I bled for a month straight! I am now on ortho cyclen so that my period is regular (before getting...
back and she gave me Ortho Cyclen-one steady does of BC...
...that, so my doctor put me on Loestrin Fe. Worst BC in the world! I had breakthrough bleeding ever week or so for about 3 months. Finally went back and she gave me Ortho Cyclen-one steady does of...
than that, I was on Ortho Cyclen and Loestrin Fe and maybe...
...fine except for the period of time in which I took Ortho Tri-Cyclen. It made me ...CRAZY! I had horrible mood swings. I was ...than that, I was on Ortho Cyclen and Loestrin Fe and maybe somet...
today and put me back on ortho-cyclen which I love because...
...changed from ortho-tri-cyclen after being on it for years and put on Loestrin 24 I had really bad side effects and then they tried to put me on Yaz and ...and put me back on ortho-cyclen which...
at all when I was on Ortho Cyclen at all so I'm not...
...recently started on Loestrin 24 and started bleeding my second week in to the pack and have been bleeding for nearly ...all I never had breakthrough bleeding at all when I was on Ortho Cyclen at...
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