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User Reviews for Ortho-Novum 1 / 35 to treat Birth Control

Ortho-Novum 1 / 35 has an average rating of 5.9 out of 10 from a total of 8 ratings for the treatment of Birth Control. 38% of reviewers reported a positive effect, while 38% reported a negative effect.

Ortho-Novum 1/35 Rating Summary

5.9/10 average rating

8 ratings from 8 user reviews.

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Smith · Taken for 2 to 5 years February 9, 2020

“I had started taking ortho novum in 2011-2015. I felt extremely nauseous when I first started taking it but that subsided. It was great while I was on it. Clear skin, light periods and no bad side effects. When I got off it to try to start a family my periods had become irregular and was unable to get pregnant for two years and was diagnosed with PCOS at the age of 24. I was in shock. I do believe this pill caused my infertility issues. When I did get pregnant two years later I was able to get pregnant again in less than a year so I no longer had PCOS and my periods were regular. I would not recommend taking this if you want to have kids in the future. It may cause infertility issues afterwards like in my case.”

6 / 10
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Nobaby7632 October 18, 2019

“I was 17 years old when I asked my Mom to put me on the pill. I was prescribed Ortho Novum 1/28. When I turned 23 I lost my dad's insurance and within 6 months I was pregnant. I was in no condition to be a mother so I decided to end the pregnancy. I then got re-prescribed Ortho Novum 1/28 When I was about 27 I started to bleed a lot. It continued that for years. I got married at 30 and tried to get pregnant. We tried for 6 years with hormones, artificial insemination, the whole gamut. I had huge fibroid tumors and had seven surgeries to remove them. Nothing worked. Finally at 37 I had emergency surgery for a full hysterectomy. I believe that taking Ortho Novum 1/28 for years caused my infertility and years of bleeding, physical pain and emotional pain. All between 1988- 2007. I'm really interested in who experienced similar situations.”

3 / 10
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Lee · Taken for 10 years or more December 24, 2019

“I started Otho-Novum 1/35 (ON1/35) when I was 15 yrs to regulate my periods and reduce bleeding (was bleeding for 2 weeks before the pill) this worked to do both. I had no cramping and it almost stopped my bleeding completely. Now years later I tried to get pregnant. I've tried horomones, ovulation tracking, IUI and nothing works. This pill stops the release of eggs. My issues now are no egg production and the ones I have are not released. I would suggest menstrual cups to anyone looking to regulate period flow/days bleeding and anything other then a hormone treatment to control pregnancy, acne, and moods...that is if you want a family some day.”

3 / 10
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clarka January 26, 2009

“I loved this birth control pill! I knew what day I would get my period and even what time. Every other birth control pill I would constantly spot and with this one I didn't. The one draw back about this pill is every month when starting a new pack, I would be very nauseous for about 3-4 days(usually just in the morning).”

9 / 10
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Anonymous October 25, 2012

“At first the pill was great, helped with the bleeding and regulate my period. Then I slowly began getting depressed and I had to stop taking this pill. I've never felt this way in my life, I just want to lay in bed all day. I miss school and work; not healthy, totally not like me.”

3 / 10
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lexis909 · Taken for 1 to 6 months October 27, 2015

“When I first got on this pill, it was so great because I hardly had any side effects. Then...I started having them. My boobs hurt and I got cramps. I definitely also noticed increased appetite. However, it completely took away my periods which I LOVE! And now I'm in month two and my stomach and boobs only hurt occasionally. I'm hoping it will get even better from here but I really like this pill as a BC.”

7 / 10
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Sunpassions November 16, 2009

“After trying a million birth controls, I finally stayed on this one for a while. No weight gain. I was emotional and depressed around my period. And have a great sex drive. The only problem I am having now is acne. It gets worse around my period. I am switching today. I love this birth control. Wish I didn't have to switch, but I hate breakouts!”

8 / 10
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AshleyHi November 7, 2015

“So I just switched to this method of bc from my old one Reclipsen and I must say it is excellent!!!! I'M losing weight I have 0 appetite I eat occasionally not too much snacking ”

8 / 10
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