HEATHER: FDA Approved Drugs and User Comments

User Comments:

For Birth Control “I cannot use birth control with estrogen due to migraines. I have been on this pill just for just over a year. At first it was great. Mild or no periods at all. But about 8 months after I began taking it I started having a period every 2 weeks. It is just as heavy and painful as it was pre birth control. Not a fan of Heather any more.”

Smallfry77 February 21, 2018

For Birth Control “I’ve been taking this pill for almost 2 years because they stopped making Camilla. On Camilla, I had no periods. With Heather, I have gotten my period back. Unfortunately, over the past 1.7 years, my period has gone from something that lasted a week, to one that trickles out for 2 weeks. And I don’t even think of not taking the pill at the same time every day. Even missing it by 1/2 hour caused me to have a period for a week, then my regular period would start. I can say that my boobs hurt and I’d get a break out of pimples at some point before my period, pretty predictably. My sex drive also waned, and found that I would need to use lube when it comes to sex, whereas I did not have that problem before. I’m now considering another pill since my pimples seem to be becoming more severe (relative to not having pimples in the past) and are staying with me longer. I’m tired of periods lasting 2 weeks! I gave it a good amount of time, it just doesn’t seem to be working for me.”

Jean_Na_Te January 29, 2018

For Birth Control “This birth control was awesome!! I’m a type 1 diabetic so it’s very important that I chose a birth control that wouldn’t aggravate my blood sugars. I was only on Heather for a few weeks, but didn’t experience any adverse side effects, and my blood sugars didn’t spike or anything. The only symptom I can think of is a slight loss in sex drive, but nothing too hampering. It only cost $4 a month! (without insurance but with a voucher)Think I found my preferred BC!”

t1d (taken for less than 1 month) January 15, 2018

For Birth Control “The pill is effective in the sense of I’m not pregnant, but I got a lot of adverse effects. I got switched to the Heather pill after my pharmacy didn’t carry the generic version. After 2 months of use I started to get some adverse effects. It started with random spotting everyday and I couldn’t lose weight. They were irritating but I continued use. It wasn’t until I started getting headaches, becoming confused and couldn’t concentrate where it became a problem. I broke out in a rash for a few days and I have been emotionless. I would say use at your own risk.”

kylb (taken for 1 to 6 months) December 21, 2017

For Birth Control “I’ve had trouble finding a birth control that wouldn’t make me gain weight, give me UTI’s, or make me depressed. I have finally found the one!!! This birth control has given me no issues at all. At first my period was a little irregular when adjusting to this pill, but now it comes regularly and I have no negative side effects. You do have to be a little more exact with the time you take this BC, but I have my phone alarm set every day to the same time so it’s usually not a problem. The only time it is, is when my schedule is a little out of whack. Other than that this is the best birth control I’ve taken and will continue to take.”

tdemps April 10, 2017

For Birth Control “I at 53 I took Heather for birth control for the last 3 1/2 yrs. My doctor decided that I should not be on the pill anymore and I needed to stop taking them. During the time I was on the pill I never had a period. I loved it, no weight gain, no side effects. Since I have been off of them I still have no period. My doctor said I probably will have gone through menopause and never had the symptoms.”

chrissypoo123 (taken for 2 to 5 years) January 25, 2015

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