LINESSA (desogestrel / ethinyl estradiol) Ratings, Reviews and Testimonial Analysis
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September 28, 2021
Last Updated On: September 28, 2021
LINESSA (desogestrel / ethinyl estradiol) Ratings, Reviews and Testimonial Analysis
Linessa is a birth control medication containing desogestrel and ethinyl estradiol. Let’s go over what customers have to say about this drug by analyzing ratings, reviews and testimonials online.
Did you know? There are multiple birth control pills containing on the market containing desogestrel and ethinyl estradiol, for example some of them in the United States are Apri, Azurette, Bekyree, Caziant, Cyred, Emoquette, Enskyce, Isibloom, Juleber, Kalliga, Kariva, Mircette, Pimtrea, Reclipsen, Simliya, Velivet, Viorele, Volnea, Desogen, Ortho-Cept, Cyclessa, Solia, Cesia, Kimidess, Cyred EQ. However here in Canada, the leading brand is Linessa, so we will refer to this drug as Linessa (desogestrel / ethinyl estradiol) during this article.
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Linessa and Lessina are different medications
To date, it seems like there are no websites collecting reviews, testimonials or ratings specifically about Linessa, the brand name medication containing desogestrel and ethinyl estradiol here in Canada. For example, if you type “Linessa birth control reviews” in Google, you will get something like this image:
As you can see, Google provides you with reviews for the medication “Lessina” instead of Linessa. It is important to note this difference, because Lessina contains “levonorgestrel” and not “desogestrel” as Linessa. This is confirmed by drugs.com as follows in this image
It is possible however to find reviews, testimonials and ratings on medications containing desogestrel and ethinyl estradiol on the website drugs.com, so let’s take a look.
What are the average ratings for LINESSA (desogestrel / ethinyl estradiol)?
In general, Linessa (Desogestrel / ethinyl estradiol) has been rated 7 out of 10 by 1,412 customers reviews on the website drugs.com.
Table Linessa ratings by condition on drugs.com
|LINESSA (desogestrel / ethinyl estradiol) Ratings|
|Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Off-label||7.8|
|Abnormal Uterine Bleeding Off-label||6.1|
What is the average rating of Linessa as a birth control medication?
According to the website drugs.com, the average customer rating for Linessa as a birth control medication is 5.4 in a scale of zero to ten based on 1384 reviews.
What is the average rating of Linessa when treating Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, Abnormal Uterine Bleeding and Endometriosis?
Linessa has also been rated by various customers for the following off-label uses:
- Linessa is rated 7.8 for treatment of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome.
- Linessa is rated 6.1 for the off-label treatment of Abnormal Uterine Bleeding.
- Linessa is rated 8.8 for the off-label treatment of Endometriosis.
Here is a bar chart with average ratings for Linessa by condition to help you visualize these numbers:
Based on ratings alone, Linessa highest ratings are for the off-label treatment of Endometriosis with an average rating of 8.8 while the lowest ratings of Linessa are for the label treatment of Birth Control.
Important Note on Linessa Ratings
However, the number of reviews for any product are as important as ratings to help illustrate a general trend better, and analyzing Linessa ratings are no exception. Let’s take a look at the number of reviews behind these ratings for Linessa above.
How many reviews has Linessa received as a birth control medication?
According to the website drugs.com, Linessa has received 1384 reviews as a birth control medication with an average rating of 5.4 in a scale of zero to ten.
Linessa Table summarizing reviews by condition on drugs.com
|LINESSA (desogestrel / ethinyl estradiol)|
|Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Off-label||16|
|Abnormal Uterine Bleeding Off-label||8|
How many reviews has Linessa received for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, Abnormal Uterine Bleeding and Endometriosis treatments?
Linessa has also been reviewed by various customers for the following off-label uses:
- Linessa received 16 reviews for treatment of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome.
- Linessa received 8 reviews for treatment of Abnormal Uterine Bleeding.
- Linessa received 4 reviews for treatment of Endometriosis.
Here is a bar chart with the number of reviews for Linessa by condition to help you visualize these numbers:
Important Note on the Amount of Linessa Reviews
The majority of reviews for Linessa are for the treatment of Birth Control with 1384 reviews, while the lowest number of reviews for Linessa are for the treatment of Endometriosis.
How does Linessa’s Ratings and number of reviews compare to other popular birth control alternatives?
Let’s look at both ratings and number of reviews for various birth control alternatives. However, in this analysis, we’ll look only at medication receiving the highest count of reviews. This way, we avoid ending up with the usual controversy of great ratings scores with very low number of reviews.
How does Linessa rank in terms of ratings when compared to other birth control alternatives?
Linessa ranks number #16 when compared to other birth control alternatives when sorted by average rating values with a score of 5.4 in a scale of zero to ten. The highest rated birth control alternative is Skyla with a score of 7. While the average rating for these birth control options is 5.7 and the lowest rating of 4.4 belongs to Junel Fe 1 / 20. This means, Linessa is 0.3 points below the average rating for the birth control treatments in this set of options, 1.6 below the best rated birth control option and 1 point above the lowest rated.
Table summarizing Linessa’s rating among most reviewed birth control treatments
|Birth Control Treatment||Rating||Notes|
|LINESSA (desogestrel / ethinyl estradiol)||5.4|
|Junel Fe 1 / 20||4.4||Lowest Rating|
Full table with Linessa’s rank by ratings among most reviewed birth control treatments
|Drug name||Rating||Rank by Rating|
|ethinyl estradiol / norelgestromin||6.4||5|
|Lo Loestrin Fe||5.7||9|
|ethinyl estradiol / etonogestrel||5.7||10|
|Microgestin Fe 1 / 20||5.7||13|
|LINESSA (desogestrel / ethinyl estradiol)||5.4||16|
|ethinyl estradiol / levonorgestrel||5.3||17|
|ethinyl estradiol / norgestimate||5.2||19|
|ethinyl estradiol / norethindrone||5.1||22|
|drospirenone / ethinyl estradiol||5||23|
|Junel Fe 1 / 20||4.4||25|
Chart Highlighting Linessa’s rating among the most reviews birth control treatments
How does Linessa rank in terms of number of reviews when compared to other birth control alternatives?
Linessa ranks number #13 when compared to other birth control alternatives when sorted by the number of reviews they have received with a total of 1384 reviews, while the average number of reviews for these birth control options is 2077. The birth control medication with the highest number of reviews is Etonogestrel with 6292 reviews and the lowest Microgestin Fe 1 / 20 with 544 reviews.
Table summarizing Linessa review count among most reviewed birth control treatments
|Birth Control Treatment||Review count||Notes|
|LINESSA (desogestrel / ethinyl estradiol)||1384|
|Microgestin Fe 1 / 20||544||Lowest Review count|
|etonogestrel||6292||Highest Review count|
Full table with Linessa’s rank by number of reviews among most reviewed birth control treatments
|Drug name||Reviews||Rank by number of Reviews|
|ethinyl estradiol / norethindrone||6112||2|
|ethinyl estradiol / levonorgestrel||3998||5|
|ethinyl estradiol / norgestimate||3975||6|
|drospirenone / ethinyl estradiol||1449||11|
|Lo Loestrin Fe||1431||12|
|LINESSA (desogestrel / ethinyl estradiol)||1384||13|
|ethinyl estradiol / etonogestrel||1299||14|
|ethinyl estradiol / norelgestromin||819||21|
|Junel Fe 1 / 20||771||22|
|Microgestin Fe 1 / 20||544||25|
Chart Highlighting Linessa’s review count among the most reviews birth control treatments
Let’s analyze what these 1384 reviews had to say about Linessa on drugs.com.
According to drugs.com the highest percentage of reviews for Linessa are either highly positive or highly negative. 15% of all reviews have rated Linessa 10 out of 10 while 20% 1 out of 1. Remember the average rating is 5.4.
Most reviews with ratings of 10 for Linessa make reference to no weight gain and favourable periods. Here’s a word cloud for you to quickly identify common words used among 25 of these reviews.
Linessa word cloud for high reviews with rating of 10 out of 10
However, most reviews with ratings of 1 out of 10 make reference to increased acne. See this word cloud below.
Linessa word cloud for porr reviews with rating of 1 out of 10