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Tri-Sprintec (ethinyl estradiol / norgestimate) for Birth Control: My periods are shorter and I'm regular. My face is clear and I haven't suffered from any weight gain, although I do have some PMS mood swings sometimes but I've been on this pill for almost two years and its definitely helped this 22yr old.
Tri-Sprintec (ethinyl estradiol / norgestimate) for Acne: I'm 22yrs old and have been dealing with acne since about 13yrs old. I've been on Tri-Sprintec for almost two years now and what a difference. It has to be the best birth control I've ever been on. No gaining weight, mood changes, and my face stays clear even when it is that time of the month. Life changing.
Tri-Sprintec (ethinyl estradiol / norgestimate) for Birth Control: Good for preventing pregnancy and clearing up Skin. But it does make some women gain water weight. I gained 20 lbs on it and rapidly lost it in a month when I switched to another brand. So make sure you notice how it affects your body while on it. To me the weight gain was not worth it.
Tri-Sprintec (ethinyl estradiol / norgestimate) for Birth Control: I've been on this pill for over three months and Tri-Spintec has good and bad aspects. The good thing is its contraceptive. The not so good things are: my period lasts about ten days; I have really bad mood swings before; it causes nausea and lastly my acne has gotten worse. I used Ortho Tri-Cyclen since I was nineteen and it was absolutely wonderful.
Tri-Sprintec (ethinyl estradiol / norgestimate) for Birth Control: I have been on this pill for about a year now and I just cannot deal with it anymore! I used to be so happy but lately I'm a different person, someone who is not nice. At first I thought just I hadn't gotten used to it yet but as more time has went on I am hateful, severely depressed, nauseated, very tired, and constantly just an unhappy person. It has effected my relationships with everyone and the next chance I get I'm switching to something else. I'm not saying it will do this to everyone but I know it has been awful for me. One thing it had done is what it was supposed to do, it kept me from getting pregnant.
Tri-Sprintec (ethinyl estradiol / norgestimate) for Acne: I am almost through with my second month pills and I have to say that my acne has gotten worse. I normally have fairly clear skin with occasional small breakouts, but since the birth control my acne has gotten much more common and more large and painful as well. I'm hoping that my body is still getting use to the hormones and will soon get back to normal. Also, my appetite has become a constant issue. My weight has stayed the same so far, but I am eating much more than I used to. Hoping that this is all just adjustments that will get better with time!
Tri-Sprintec (ethinyl estradiol / norgestimate) for Abnormal Uterine Bleeding: I was on these pills for 2 months. From the first week I didn't notice any side effects, but from second week I started bleeding and spotting all the time. In the first month it was very light, second month a little bit more. In the end of the second month, before white pills, it stopped. I had acne before but I went to salon for facials and my skin was almost perfect, but since I started to use pills my skin became worse. Also in the middle of the first month I was just super mad every day, my husband wanted me to stop using them, but then in a few days I came back in my normal mood. I didn't gain weight, at least, and totally I felt fine.
Tri-Sprintec (ethinyl estradiol / norgestimate) for Acne: I've been on this pill for a full month today. First couple of weeks were very rough. Neausua was a bad problem and I felt very sick for a few weeks. Over the past month ive experienced bad mood swings and an increased appetite and I couldn't help but eat and snack. I gained about 3 or 4 pounds this month. Not very happy about that! I hope that starts to go away, but my acne has gone about 70 percent away, not fully there. But my doctor said it might take a few months. Redness is gone, but still pimples are there.
Tri-Sprintec (ethinyl estradiol / norgestimate) for Abnormal Uterine Bleeding: I started taking tri-sprintec because the pharmacy I switched too no longer carried tri-prevfem. My first month was fine no changes. However my second month on the pill my I went through a super tampon! Normally I barley go through a light. My cramps are horrible and I have a headache that just won't quit. My limbo is also way the hell down from where is used to be. The only good knews is my acne is slightly better durning pms. I am completely miserable after I finished this pack I am switching.
Tri-Sprintec (ethinyl estradiol / norgestimate) for Birth Control: I'm 19, & started taking this pill because my boyfriend & I are pretty active & we use protection, but aren't necessarily fans of it. My doctor had advised me to continue using protection for at least the 1st month that I started the pill, & we did. I've been on the pill for almost 4 months now; no condom, no baby! The 1st month, I was an emotional wreck & completely lost my appetite. Now, I'm perfectly normal, haven't gained/lost any weight, my cramps are worse than ever the first 2 days of my period each month, my period still lasts a week but it's lighter, my libido has lowered, & I randomly get slight acne (I haven't had acne since I was 13 & I KNOW it's the pill). Other than that, this pill fulfills its purpose & I'm very satisfied :)
Tri-Sprintec (ethinyl estradiol / norgestimate) for Birth Control: I have been taking this birth control for a year and i loved it! it has done an amazing job with preventing pregnancy and working with other medicines i take for migraines. The only problem i have had with this pill was that i have gained 25 pounds since i started it last November and i had really bad cramping the week before i started my period. I play soccer and work out a lot and i eat healthy and the weight gain has got me really down so im probably going to talk to my doctor about changing pills.
Tri-Sprintec (ethinyl estradiol / norgestimate) for Acne: I've been taking Tri-Sprintec for two months now. I have had persistent mild acne (plus scarring :/) since middle school. (I'm in my twenties now). I must say -- this pill has improved my skin. It's not perfect, but I've noticed that my normally breakout-prone skin has cleared up a bit, so that's nice to see.
And now the negative: my appetite has increased *immensely*. I feel like I'm starving all the time. It's like constant PMS. I'm hoping this will go away as my body acclimates to the pill... I've consequently gained about 10 pounds...
BUT -- my boobs have gotten bigger as a result, and my bum as well, so perhaps it's not all bad...
Tri-Sprintec (ethinyl estradiol / norgestimate) for Abnormal Uterine Bleeding: My daughter is 16 and was put on this medicine for horrible painful periods and her acne 3 months ago. Acne is clearing up, cramps are not so bad and she's able to stay at school BUT the 1st week of the pack on the 1st pack and 3rd pack, she throws up nonstop all day all week an has upper stomach pain all the time now. She had 2 pills from 1st pack when all this started and dr took her off to see if it was pill. It continued so Dr said it wasnt pill. Now 3 months later it's still going on. Dr has taken blood test, sent her for gallbladder ultrasound, ER did blood test, sent to a gastroentologist and now today had an upper GI and all of these things are normal. She is pitiful and I'm sick of seeing her like this. Anyone else had this issue?
Tri-Sprintec (ethinyl estradiol / norgestimate) for Birth Control: I love the pill my period is on the exact date of the sugar pills, but my breasts are always SO sore! That's the only side effect I've had along with some blood clots here and there but I highly recommend
Review by Stephanieeeee (taken for 1 to 6 months):
Tri-Sprintec (ethinyl estradiol / norgestimate) for Birth Control: I have been on this pill for almost 2 months with non-stop bleeding. I have maybe had 3 or 4 days total where I wasn't bleeding and during that time my discharge was thick with a foul odor. I have never had any problem with my discharge nor odor. I'm hoping my period will straighten out after 3-4 months. As far as weight goes, it's helped to trim inches in what seems to be all the right places. I took before/after pics because I'm also diet/exercising for my polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) and I've noticed a huge difference and change in my body in just 2 months. I'm hoping in time my period will ease up because if not, I can't keep this up. The point of the pill was to help with irregular periods, PCOS and prevent pregnancy.
Review by 94courtney (taken for 6 months to 1 year):
Tri-Sprintec (ethinyl estradiol / norgestimate) for Birth Control: Been on this pill for 6 months now. Never had any problems like everyone else. I always had trouble with my periods; lasted 8 days, super heavy, sick when I started and bad cramps. Plus my period lasts only 4 days. The only side effects I have is light cramps and not as hungry anymore. I weighed 160lbs and now weigh 147lbs. I love this pill and will continue taking it.
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Review by HoustonGirl (taken for less than 1 month):
Tri-Sprintec (ethinyl estradiol / norgestimate) for Acne: I am 30 years old and I have never taken birth control pills before. I had skin that was so dry that every morning the skin on my cheeks flaked off. It almost looked like a bad sunburn that resulted in peeling skin. My right cheek was so red and inflamed but after taking the first pill, I noticed a difference the very next day. I have taken 7 pills and so far so good. My cheeks are soft and finally look like regular skin. The redness on my right cheek is fading and it doesn't hurt to apply makeup anymore. I am so excited to see how much better my skin gets. No side effects yet. I hope I don't get any when I get to the other colored pills.
Review by Anonymous (taken for less than 1 month):
Tri-Sprintec (ethinyl estradiol / norgestimate) for Birth Control: I started taking this birth contol 4 days ago for contraceptive purposes, however I have had terrible cystic acne for the last 3 years of adulthood and its all cleared up. Not to even to mention, I have lost NINE pounds in 4 days and have had absolutely NO side effects. I have taken several types of birth controls and have had awful side effects. I am hoping to continue liking this pill! So far, so good!
Review by kotababyyyyy (taken for less than 1 month):
Tri-Sprintec (ethinyl estradiol / norgestimate) for Birth Control: I have been taking Tri-Sprintec for one month now and it made my period come early. I just took the last blue pill and I have been bleeding for 14 days nonstop. Now I'm on the placebo pills so hopefully the bleeding will stop in a few days. At first it was just spots of blood and then I had heavy bleeding. It has made me very emotional and sensitive and the loss of blood has made me so tired with no energy. Been having really bad nightmares and cramps. I'm going to try a different pill next month because this one is definitely not working for me.
Tri-Sprintec (ethinyl estradiol / norgestimate) for Birth Control: To all of those girls (I'm 20 but I'm confident it will work for women of other ages) who think they will never have a clear face and will forever be burdened with horrible pimples, burning acne creams, pills, scrubs etc. THIS birth control is for you! I have never done a review of anything but felt the need to let all the girls out there with bad acne that there IS help. I was on it for a month and then immediately saw results. My awful, deep, painful pimples started disappearing and within 2 months I had a perfectly clear face- no acne at all. I do have some red spots from past pimples and once in a while when I'm stressed I'll get a pimple or two but Tri Sprintec is my SAVIOR. I tried EVERYTHING for my acne and this worked.
Tri-Sprintec (ethinyl estradiol / norgestimate) for Birth Control: I've been on Tri-sprintec for about 8 months and it is really effective. So far, I've had shorter periods (4 days) and I don't notice a lot of acne or emotional issues. However, I have had a weight gain of about twenty pounds on this medicine despite the fact that I was actually exercising more than I did previously. I've always had problems gaining weight and had been about 105 lbs for quite a few years so a few pounds wouldn't have hurt, but this weight gain was pretty troubling due to how rapid it was. I wanted to wait and see if things slowed down but I think I am still gaining so I may talk to my doctor about switching to a different pill.
Tri-Sprintec (ethinyl estradiol / norgestimate) for Birth Control: I think this birth control is extremely effective. I have few mood swings before my periods come. But other then that my face is clear, my weight is fine, mild cramping. And even better it works.
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