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Summary of Ortho-Novum 7/7/7 reviews 12 reviews 7.2

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For Birth Control "I've been using Ortho Novum 777 for about 6 months now, I switched from the Xulane patch that I had been using for 6 years. I thought the side effects from the Xulane were just me until I switched. On Xulane, I was experiencing heavy flow, migraines, mood swings, and a crazy sex drive, and was really hard for me to lose weight. Now I no longer experience ANY migraines, mood swings and my sex drive seems a lot more normal. I also have only a 2-3 day light period. The first couple of days taking Ortho Novum 777, I experienced light nausea but after that no more. I am not sure if this pill had any effect on me losing weight since I started exercising and eating healthier at the same time but I've lost 27 lbs."

   
9.0

rach2425 (taken for 6 months to 1 year) July 25, 2016

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For Birth Control "made me puke the day before i would get my period EVERY MONTH. Very unhappy. Switching immediately. :("

Anonymous March 21, 2016

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For Endometriosis "I was experiencing quite a bit of nausea and breast discharge at first, but then I started to lose my hair and it never stopped!! "

   
5.0

10284928 (taken for 2 to 5 years) January 18, 2016

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For Birth Control "23 yrs ago I was using ortho 777 and I got pregnant ( so did some others ) but that's ok because I have an amazing son"

Anonymous November 30, 2015

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For Birth Control "This was my favorite pill for almost 20 years. Little to no side effects (with the exception of a little nausea for the first pack or two). My skin always looked radiant, my periods were super-duper light every month, no cramping, and I never once had a pregnancy scare. Only reason I am switching is because I am now in my 40's and am starting on a 20mcg dose pill. Would love to stay on it, but lower estrogen doses are considered safer for those over 40. For younger women who have issues with painful or heavy periods, acne, or who just need highly effective birth control, I highly recommend this pill. It is available as a generic as well (Necon 777) which seems to work just the same."

   
10

JayOldLady September 2, 2015

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For Birth Control "I only had one side effect, which was nausea, the morning after the night I took it, and only that one time. I have had zero other side effects, and the nausea hasn't come back. I am very happy with this, especially got being my first try with birth control."

   
10

Lulubam March 4, 2014

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For Birth Control "I was on it for a year and thought everything was fine. Lighter, regular periods with no cramping - it was doing the job. Until, I linked my 10 month hair loss to the pill. I stopped taking it and my hair started to grow back. I was never aware of this side effect, so I wanted to share."

   
2.0

Ash45956 (taken for 1 to 2 years) August 4, 2013

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For Birth Control "I had my first baby at 15 years old, I was not on any method of Birth Control. I have been on the pill ever since I was 16 years old. Stopped the pill at 24 to have a baby and had twins. Then went back on it for 5 years and stopped it to have another baby, then started the pill again. After 15 months I stopped the pill to have another baby and been on it since. This pill is wonderful. I would reccoment it to anybody. They work very well."

   
10

Celebration0000 (taken for 10 years or more) September 15, 2012

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For Birth Control "I've been on this birth control for a few months now and I love it! I was very concerned about side effects, but after sharing my concerns with my lady doctor, she suggested I try this pill. My breasts were a bit tender for the first few weeks, but that's it. My breasts grew, my periods are now only 3 days long and no PMS. I love it!"

   
10

Anonymous (taken for 1 to 6 months) August 13, 2012

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For Birth Control "I used this birth control several times. I have tried others, the shot, Alesse, etc. But in comparison, 777 is my favorite. My periods were shorter, lighter, minimal to no cramping, no weight gain, no crazy mood changes, and the birth control was stable, no spotting. It was great. I am going to talk to my doctor about getting back on it. I only stopped to try for one more baby, but am so over that idea."

   
9.0

MiamimyAmy November 22, 2009

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For Birth Control "I was on this medicine for 5 years until I had to switch because I was producing too much estrogen. During the time I was on it, I had a decrease in bleeding and I lost 5 pounds. During the time I was on it was my only use of contraceptive and I have never been pregnant. All of my friends are on it and they love it!"

   
8.0

Iluvpink September 19, 2009

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For Abnormal Uterine Bleeding "Works well for heavy periods."

   
8.0

Alpha11 June 29, 2009

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