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Previfem
VS.
Sprintec
Other name: Sprintec (Sprintec)
Other name: Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo (Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo)
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Pregnancy Prevention
Spotting*
Cramping*
Acne
PCOS*
No Period*
Menstrual Cramps*
Heavy Periods*
PMS*
Irregular Periods
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Taken for:
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Pregnancy Prevention
Spotting*
Acne
Cramping*
PCOS*
No Period*
PMS*
Irregular Periods
Heavy Periods*
* Off label
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Method of use:
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Prescribing mode:
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Top Concerns
Pre
Weight Gain
10
Depression
5
Weight Loss
4
Decreased Libido
2
Itching
2
Blisters
2
Nausea
2
Bloating
2
Breast Pain
1
Vomiting
1
Top Concerns
Spr
Weight Gain
10
Nausea
7
Depression
4
Weight Loss
3
Bloating
3
Anxiety
3
Decreased Libido
2
Vomiting
2
Dizzy
2
Blood Clots
2
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Previfem
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Sprintec
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Weight Gain
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10
10
Depression
Pre
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5
4
Weight Loss
Pre
Spr
4
3
Decreased Libido
Pre
Spr
2
2
Itching
Pre
Spr
2
0
Blisters
Pre
Spr
2
0
Nausea
Pre
Spr
2
7
Bloating
Pre
Spr
2
3
Breast Pain
Pre
Spr
1
0
Vomiting
Pre
Spr
1
2
Weight Gain
Spr
Pre
10
10
Nausea
Spr
Pre
7
2
Depression
Spr
Pre
4
5
Weight Loss
Spr
Pre
3
4
Bloating
Spr
Pre
3
2
Anxiety
Spr
Pre
3
0
Decreased Libido
Spr
Pre
2
2
Vomiting
Spr
Pre
2
1
Dizzy
Spr
Pre
2
0
Blood Clots
Spr
Pre
2
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I was switched to Previfem from Sprintec and I noticed that...
" I was switched to Previfem from Sprintec and I noticed that my breasts are more tender and I have a ...any of this with Sprintec. I'm glad to be... "

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Previfem about 4 months ago, not by choice, Obamacare...
" ...Previfem about 4 ...Sprintec that they'll give me. Let me make a suggestion, if you are taking this STOP. This pill has severely alter my mental state since I started it. Im crying spontaneously... "

pills about killed me. I would get really awful stomach pai...
" ...generic (Previfem). I was more emotional, and the 1st week of the pills about killed me. I would get really awful stomach pains ...generic (Sprintec) and got the doc to write a new Rx. Haven'... "

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my first time taking the bc pill Sprintec, but not my first...
" ...I started taking 3-4 days ago. Also, this is my first time taking the bc pill Sprintec, but not my first time taking birth control pills (Pharmacy gave my Sprintec to take this month instead of... "

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doctor just switched me from sprintec to previfem and I was...
" My doctor just switched me from sprintec to previfem and I was wondering if I needed to use extra protection the first... "

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recently switched from Sprintec to Previfem because of the...
" ...switched from Sprintec to Previfem because of the ...much I dislike Previfem. Not only did ...gain. It increased my appetite and decreased my sex drive. I am switc... "

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but my insurance switched me to Previfem due to a call...
" ...was on Sprintec but my insurance switched me to Previfem due to a call back on sprintec. I Have been on Previfem for over 2 ...pill. Depression has worsened and breast tenderness has increased... "

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I was switched from Sprintec to Previfem, this was my dr.s...
" ...I was switched from Sprintec to Previfem, this was my dr.s doing without asking me, however I believe they did it so It was covered by my insurance while the Sprintec was not. the active... "

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using previfem last December, and it cleared up most...
" ...acne :D im glad that it did because i get it on my back, my arms, and legs (usually where guys would get it) i have testosterone in my system so its making for some reason my voice more feminine an... "

issues? Currently I am on previfem and lately it seems...
" Previfem? Has anyone has any issues? Currently I am on previfem and lately it seems like ...Along with spotting. I was on sprintec and it seemed like I had no problems really, just the occass... "

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