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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
7/31/2014 8:55:09 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I am 18 years old and have started jolessa a month ago. I am weeks away from going away to college. The pill has been pretty decent for me, besides the fact that I have been experiencing the strangest dreams I have ever had in my life. I have read up in it and it is due to the change in my hormones. I find myself talking and walking during sleep. Other than the occasional cramping and moodiness th ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
7/27/2014 12:03:13 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I just finished my first month on Jolessa. I had no spotting. I switched from orthocyclen because of pelvic pain and repeated UTIs and yeast infections. This has not gotten better and the pain is worse but I'm not sure if it has to do with this birth control. I did get acne, but nothing terrible. No mood swings. I have noticed an increase in appetite, I see why many women gain weight on this p ... Show Full Comment

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

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