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Lybrel (Levonorgestrel / Ethinyl Estradiol) - Reviews, Ratings, Comments by Patients

 
 



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Below are Lybrel (Levonorgestrel / Ethinyl Estradiol) reviews, ratings, comments submitted by patients and caregivers. Based on a total of 2 ratings/reviews, Lybrel has an overall score of 4. The effectiveness score is 5 and the side effect score is 7. The scores are on ten point scale: 10 - best, 1 - worst. This information is not vetted and should not be cosidered as clinical evidence.
 

Lybrel review by 36 year old female patient

  Rating
Overall rating:  
Effectiveness:   Considerably Effective
Side effects:   Mild Side Effects
  
Treatment Info
Condition / reason:   no more monthly periods
Dosage & duration:   1 pill per day taken every day for the period of since Nov. 2007
Other conditions:   none
Other drugs taken:   none
  
Reported Results
Benefits:   no more monthly periods
Side effects:   slight spotting for more than 7 days each cycle
Comments:   Since Nov 2007 I have been taking Lybrel to avoid my period. According to the manufacturer it is normal to have spotting for the first 6-12 month. I had many days of spotting until this July- so for 8 month. Since this August I had no more bleeding.

 

Lybrel review by 18 year old female patient

  Rating
Overall rating:  
Effectiveness:   Ineffective
Side effects:   Moderate Side Effects
  
Treatment Info
Condition / reason:   no more period
Dosage & duration:   normal dose (dosage frequency: everydat) for the period of 9 months
Other conditions:   non-stop bleeding for 9 months no sex drive rapid weight loss
Other drugs taken:   none
  
Reported Results
Benefits:   i couldn't get pregnant
Side effects:   * mild nausea, vomiting, bloating, stomach cramps; * breast pain, tenderness, or swelling; * freckles or darkening of facial skin; * increased hair growth, loss of scalp hair; * changes in weight or appetite; * problems with contact lenses; * vaginal itching or discharge; * changes in your menstrual periods, decreased sex drive; or * headache, nervousness, dizziness, tired feeling.
Comments:   take a pill everday peferablly the same time
 


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