Gildess FE vs Loestrin FE

Gildess FE
Loestrin FE
Other name: Gildess Gildess
Other name: Loestrin 24 Fe Loestrin 24 Fe
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3.3
Moderately Satisfied
Concern level
1.8
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Taken for:
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Pregnancy Prevention
Spotting*
Cramping*
Having No Periods*
Acne
PMS*
PCOS*
Heavy Periods*
Endometriosis*
* Off label
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Gil
Depression
5
Weight Gain
4
Nausea
4
Breast Pain
3
Paranoia
2
Anxiety
2
Back Pain
2
Withdrawal Symptoms
1
Hypothyroidism
1
Weight Loss
1
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Loe
Weight Gain
10
Nausea
5
Depression
4
Bloating
3
Decreased Libido
3
Weight Loss
2
Anxiety
2
Blood Clots
2
Vomiting
1
Yeast Infection
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5
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Anxiety
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2
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Side effects
| Cynthia
I was in Loestrim FE for a few years with no side effects. I started Gildess 3 months ago and for the past 3 weeks I've had serious migraines, dizziness and nausea. I stopped taking it for 2 days so far and as if right now I'm feeling better. I called my ob/gyn and he insisted that he doesn't think it's not the pill. He said it's the same exact formula it just has the extra "sugar" pills. So now I'm doubting myself and thinking it's in my head. Now he wants me to go to my primary to get checked out. Anyone else experiencing a difference?
Megan
December 7, 2014
Sorry, got cut off. Wanted to say I was totally fine on Junel and Microgestin before you stopped carrying it. I have terrible mood swings, paranoia, depression, nausea. It's just awful. I can start back with Junel again in a week!
December 7, 2014
I stopped going to my pharmacy for 2 reasons. One, the pharmacist told me all generics for the same brand names are the same. They are NOT. I learned in school that a generic can range from the active ingredient being 85% (minimum required by FDA) to 100%. The more the active ingredient, the bigger risk of side effects. Not to mention, the other junk contained in the inactive ingredients. Second reason was she said well maybe you should get on a pill with even lower estrogen. I was totally fine
Shelley
October 18, 2014
I felt major differences. My doctor wrote prescribed as is so they cannot substitute. Holders is garbage in my opinion. I will never take that stuff again.
Cynthialw75
November 13, 2013
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