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Loestrin 24 Fe vs Microgestin

Loestrin 24 Fe
VS.
Microgestin
Other name: Loestrin FE Loestrin FE
Other name: Loestrin Loestrin
Satisfaction Score
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2.5
Slightly Satisfied
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2.6
Slightly Satisfied
Helpfulness
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1.9
Concern level
3.7
Helpfulness
for Pregnancy Prevention
2.1
Concern level
3.4
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Weight Gain
10
Depression
6
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6
Bloating
3
Anxiety
2
Decreased Libido
2
Weight Loss
2
Vomiting
1
Yeast Infection
1
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1
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2
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2
Weight Loss
2
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1
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Loestrin FE to Microgestin 1/20
| jennifer
I just switched to Microgestin 1/20 from Loestrin 24 FE because Loestrin was recently discontinued. I was assured the Microgestin was the same ingredient and I would have no side effects. However in the 2.5 weeks that I have taken this new pill, I have gained 5 pounds and am extra moody. My nurse practitioner said she has never heard of this happening. Has this happened to anyone else? Did you find a remedy? Thanks!
Nicolette
July 2, 2014
I was taking Lo Loestrin Fe for a 3 months trial and it worked great! However I had to switch to Microgestin because it's free on my insurance compared to $86 with the Lo Loestrin Fe. I was really scared of switching birth controls since the LLF had worked so well so I made sure to pick Microgestin since it's made out of the same hormones, just a higher level than LLF. I didn't experience any side effects other than hot flashes, night sweats, and the inability to control my body temperature reg
Cristina
December 13, 2013
Yes, I have had similar issues. I've been on microgestin for a month now & I'm extremely moody/sensitive. Loestrin was perfect for me and I hate that it's been discontinued.
December 6, 2013
I have had the same experience.I also have had some shortness of breath when at the gym.I also noticed this while taking another gereric not sure which one. I read that a loestrin generic is being released in jan 2014.

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o my obgyn switched me to microgestin, the generic form of r...
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" ...ago I changed bcp. I was on Loestrin 24 fe, which helped, but not enough to satisfy my expectations. So my obgyn switched me to microgestin, the generic form of... "

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just switched from Loestrin 24 fe to Microgestin 1.5/30 b/...
| www.healthboards.com
" Hey~ I just switched from Loestrin 24 fe to Microgestin 1.5/30 b/c I got my period 2 weeks early and ...what is right! Also, has anyone experienced weight gain with microgestin 1.5/30? I'm paranoid... "

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effects from Microgestin. It has helped improve my acne...
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" ...years. I started on Loestrin 24 Fe, and I didn't have ANY side effects. My weight didn't change, ...a little while later I was put on Microgestin, it's the generic version ...no side effects from... "

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on Loestrin 24 Fe and have since went on the generic form...
| www.circleofmoms.com
" I was on Loestrin 24 Fe and have since went ...form of it called Microgestin. No side effects... "

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switched me over to Microgestin 1/20 due to insurance....
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" ...next Tuesday after that? I've been on Loestrin 24 fe for 3 months and then my doctor switched me over to Microgestin 1/20 due to insurance. So this is my ...a new pack. I do like Microgestin so far. ... "

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broid. i'll right back in 2 months, but this pill works for...
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" Loestrin 24 Fe Microgestin, fibroid, moods, cramps, vicodin ...swings or depression. I started these pills from microgestin to control my fibroid. i'll right back in 2 months, but this pill... "

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did you previously use Loestrin 24 fe? I was on that...
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" Hawaii_Girl, did you previously use Loestrin 24 fe? I was on that ...3 months, and my Dr. just switched me to Microgestin 1/20 because of... "

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am on Loestrin 24 fe and it does work great for me but I am...
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" I am on Loestrin 24 fe and it does work great for me but I ...my birth control pill and microgestin birth control pills are cover ...drug plan. I was wondering which kind of microgestin birth control are you... "

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on Loestrin 24 Fe periods for me went away compleatly and...
| www.healthboards.com
" ...taking. I know on Loestrin 24 Fe periods for me went away compleatly and when I switched to the Generic of Loestrin 21 which is Microgestin 21 I had one... "

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