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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Jolessa Oral.

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125 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Birth Control
7/23/2014 10:33:35 PM

Reviewer: JH, 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been taking this BC for two weeks and it's been absolutely miserable. When I took my first pill, I woke up the next morning, and had to call into work to stay home because I was so nauseous. I take my pills every evening, and the nausea sticks around until about noon the next day, if not longer. I've also experienced migraines for the past week, it has affected my sleep (I haven' ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
6/3/2014 11:21:49 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I took this for a week before giving up. My acne flared up and I couldn't sleep at night. The part I could not deal with was being nauseous every single day for the majority of the day. I missed work because I felt so sick from taking these pills and to me it was not wort it when I have been on several other bc pills that have not ever made me feel sick like this.

Condition: Birth Control
3/11/2014 7:07:52 PM

Reviewer: Footnotesfan, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I started taking Jolessa because my doctor told me that is completely normal and okay for a woman to not have her period every month. This idea sounded wonderful to me. I have had issues with spotting/bleeding twice (I have been on the drug for 7 months). At one point I bled for almost an entire month! What concerns me even more at this point, and why I have decided to try a different medication i ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
2/26/2014 4:13:23 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
After having to switch pills because Loestrin 24FE was taken off the market, I was given Jolessa. I read all the reviews and was hesitant to take it but had no other option at the time. After 1 week of taking it, I experienced HORRIBLE mood swings and feelings of depression constantly. I was nauseous daily, mainly in the evening. I stopped taking it a few days ago and already feel better. My ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
2/1/2014 9:18:00 PM

Reviewer: Jayme, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I've been on Jolessa for a couple years.Before Jolessa I was on the depo shot, I have had no problems with Jolessa besides forgetting to take it. My periods are light and usually only last for 2 days.

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