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User Reviews for Tri-Lo-Sprintec to treat Ovarian Cysts

Tri-Lo-Sprintec has an average rating of 3.9 out of 10 from a total of 8 ratings for the treatment of Ovarian Cysts. 25% of users who reviewed this medication reported a positive effect, while 63% reported a negative effect.

Tri-Lo-Sprintec Rating Summary

3.9/10 average rating

8 ratings from 10 user reviews.

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Reviews for Tri-Lo-Sprintec

9desiree1 · Taken for 1 to 6 months June 2, 2021

“I was prescribed this birth control in February because I was diagnosed with PCOS. My periods were very irregular and I could skip anywhere from 2 to 9 months without a period. I’m on my fourth month of this and it has been great. My period consistently comes on the 3rd day of the placebo pills. My periods also used to be extremely heavy, painful, and long. My periods are now light, around 5 days, and I haven’t had a single cramp! I haven’t had any side effects, I have found that this has extremely elevated my mood. The PCOS caused a significant low in hormones so I often fell into depressive lows and other symptoms. This has helped me tremendously. Every medication works differently for everyone so I would not let the negative reviews stop you from possibly finding the best for you.”

10 / 10
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Nikki · Taken for less than 1 month July 2, 2019

“Not the same. I was on ortho tri cyclen lo for 15 years (age 16-31). Initially went on it after a round of Accutane in highschool to help keep my hormonal cystic acne at bay. It worked great and kept the babies away all throughout college and in my later 20’s. I went off it a couple years before my husband and I were planning to conceive to clean out my system. After I had my baby at 34 I was put on mini pill. Overall I didn’t mind Heather but I did get nausea on it and my periods weren’t predictable. I asked to switch back to my tried and true- ortho tri cyclen lo, only to find out they don’t make it anymore! Insert huge sad face with streaming tears. Still hopeful, I tried the generic version- this one Tri-Lo-Sprintec. It is definitely no way like it at all. My chin has completely broken out and my ovaries are swollen to the point of barely walkable cramps- 2 weeks in. This never happened with Ortho. So upset they don’t make Ortho any more I will probably stop using the pill all together.”

2 / 10
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SB · Taken for 1 to 2 years April 24, 2020

“I do not recommend! I have been dealing with PCOS for about ten years now. I have been on and off of birth control pills ever since. And this has been far most the worst experience I have ever been in. I have never experienced depression like this in my life. It was to the point where I was feeling suicidal and I was always crying for no reason at all or I was looking for a reason all the time. It did solve my hormonal problem but when I got off of it, my hormones went all over the place within 6 months. I’d give a 0 if I could.”

1 / 10
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Worst BC · Taken for less than 1 month December 29, 2016

“DO NOT TAKE THIS BC . Worst BC ever . I wish I would've listened to the reviews. This BC ruined 72 hours of my life this week. Horrible side effects after just 3 days. irritable, annoyed with everything , loud noises hurt my head ,light hurt my eyes , and I was snapping at my husband for any little thing he said or did . Horrible stomach issues . Watery poop (sorry tmi) in the middle of the night like at 2am 3 am having to sit on the toilet for 30 min . 3rd day I called my Ob for a new brand to start. I can't continue this BC . I refuse to feel like feel 1 more day. Compare pros and cons of other BC's. I might add this was free through insurance if I had to pay 200$ or more a month I would pay the 200$ vs taking this 1 that is free.”

1 / 10
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Moonlight · Taken for 1 to 6 months February 17, 2019

“I have been taking Tri Lo Sprintec for over 7 months. The reason I have kept taking it was because my last birth control pills gave me awful mood swings, depression and zero libido. I was crying almost everyday for no reason, snapping at my husband. This one is better but only just. After trying it out for these past months, I am talking to my doctor about stopping. I’m done settling. He says I need the pills to protect my ovary since I had one removed and I have no children yet. I’m also in my mid 20s. With Tri Lo Sprintec, my libido has gone up from zero to two but it is still affecting my marriage life. We’re frustrated and unhappy as I don’t feel like my normal self at all, even it there is slight improvement from the other pill I took before. I also have a severe sinus congestion that I didn’t previously have and I am tired of it all.”

5 / 10
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Jessica · Taken for less than 1 month September 7, 2020

“I have been on this birth control for a month and honestly it screwed up my mental health. I have been on the regular sprintec for a year but switched to the lower dose because I have experienced weight gain. The side effects I have experienced since taking this BC was severe loss of appetite, I can go a day without eating and it would continue the next day but I would force myself to eat. Worst of all I have terrible mood swings, I feel sad for no reason Or the smallest things that make me unhappy feels like the worst thing ever happened. I feel isolated even when I’m around people. I believe that I’m on the road to depression if I continue on this BC. I do not recommend at all.”

1 / 10
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Annoyed once again · Taken for less than 1 month April 4, 2016

“I was switched to ortho tri cyclen lo but the pharmacy gave me this birth control claiming it was the same thing, i have been on it for almost 2 weeks and I've had all sorts of side effects. I've had nausea and vomitting, blurry vision, trouble concentrating, itchiness, dryness, zero libido, recently i've experience episodes of anxiety what i believe, high blood pression, high heart rate then drops to normal vital signs. It's just been an awful 2 weeks so far. I don't think i can handle continuing the pack.”

2 / 10
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bmcgee85 · Taken for 1 to 6 months May 18, 2017

“I've been on this pill for two months. I started it to balance my hormones. My cycle had become irregular, which had never happened, ever. My doctor also found some cysts on my endometrium. Only bad thing is nausea and fatigue. Not going to start my third pack! No mood swing, no cravings, no breakthrough bleeding. It has evened out my cycle, or at least I feel like it has. I will have to see when I stop taking it. A co-worker told me to try taking it with an antacid so I will try that before I stop taking it. Again, the nausea and fatigue are the worst and all I want to do is sleep.”

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Anonymous October 9, 2017

“For all of you who have just started taking the Tri-Lo Sprintec and don't notice any symptoms, just wait. I was switched from Ortho Tri-Cylcen Lo to Tri-Lo Sprintec in July of 2016. In May of 2017 I started getting insane headaches, to the point where I couldn't have any lights on in my office because I couldn't look at my computer screen for more. I also gained about 15 unwanted pounds over the past year. I did some research and decided to go back to Ortho Tri-Cyclen Lo to see if the symptoms would go away. They went away almost immediately. I don't recommend Tri- Lo Sprintec to anyone, but I do recommend Ortho Tri-Cyclen Lo. Yes, there is a cost but I have taken it for 10 years and have had no problems, I think it is worth the money.”

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jess December 21, 2020

“Every month, I’m in bed with my heating pad, crying for days because the pain is so intense. My ovarian cysts began to burst a few years ago so my old gyno put me on three different birth controls, I couldn’t tell you the names because it’s been so long, but none of them worked. My new gyno put me on Tri Lo Sprintec last month & it’s honestly been a game changer. I have no pain except for the first day days of my period but it’s NOWHERE near the pain I used to be in. I haven’t had an increase in mood swings/anxiety/depression at all, I’ve been much more calm actually. The only problem I’ve had is the acne. My skin is normally VERY clear except for the week leading up to my period but I’ve had consistent acne. It’s controllable but annoying so I told my gyno & she switched me to Mili. Hopefully the transition’s smooth!”

9 / 10
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