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

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128 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Birth Control
1/5/2009 10:06:18 PM

Reviewer: 13-18 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I am on the eighth week of my first three-month pack of Jolessa. I am on my tenth day of a very painful, very messy period. I have gained at least eight pounds, experience severe mood swings, and have developed some unwanted facial hair. I do not recommend this pill and I plan on switching to a new one.

Condition: Birth Control
12/19/2008 1:55:20 PM

Reviewer: nhs2007, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I love this medication. I was enlisted, so my doctor wrote me the script because it would my my time on-duty much easier. The only problem I've had in the last 3 years has come up recently. I just haven't had my period. At all, no breakthrough bleeding, no spotting, nothing. And 3 negative pregnancy tests-2 at home one at my doctors. Right now I'm off it completely to see if there' ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
11/10/2008 7:50:37 PM

Reviewer: 13-18 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have been on Jolessa for about a year. It's as easy to use as any bcp but my period isn't any lighter and usually I have heavy spotting,like my period, during the active months. Actually I'm on here trying to find a different pill...

Condition: Birth Control
11/3/2008 4:38:29 PM

Reviewer: dither1987, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I normally get my prescription refilled at Wal-Mart and when I last got it refilled, they switched on me yet again. The first time they switched was when I was on Seasonale. They switched me to the generic brand Quasense, which caused no problems. The first week of taking Jolessa I had tenderness in one nipple. When I went to my doctor for a yearly visit I told her about the tenderness and some br ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
10/29/2008 5:28:09 PM

Reviewer: LASpice, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have been taking Seasonale/jolessa for a few years now. I've always had break-through bleeding about a week before my actual period, so it last for more like two weeks. Just recently (possibly due to already being depressed), my depression and anxiety has been extremely amplified. It lists angry and frustration - I was literally lashing out over THEE smallest thing. A rare side effect that o ... Show Full Comment

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