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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Junel 1/20 (21) oral.

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Condition: Birth Control
6/27/2011 1:51:22 PM

Reviewer: moogie, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This was my first birth control pill. I was not at all pleased with it. The first two things that I noticed was a very gassy feeling & a substantial increase in hair loss. I was literally horrified with the amount of hair that I lost while washing and combing it in the shower. Also, my libido took a very noticeable nose dive. I understand that abstinence is always a good form of birth control. ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
6/20/2011 6:37:47 AM

Reviewer: shocked, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was on this pill for four months. At first I loved it. After my fourth pack i missed my period and found out I was pregnant. I took every pill at the same time every day I did not miss any.

Condition: Birth Control
5/1/2011 7:31:58 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I got switched to this drug automatically through insurance. I had really bad mood swings for a month and was constantly crying. I have really bad acne and sever loss of sex drive which is straining my relationship. Side effects have not subsided after 6 months. I am switching asap because I can't take it anymore.

Condition: Birth Control
1/4/2011 5:26:31 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I am taking this pill for Birth control AND Heavy/Irregular menstrual cycles. I have been on Junel 1-20 for about three months and all I have noticed is my period was less intense in both bleeding and pain, but it still lasted 8days. however, now I am heavilly spotting just a week and two days after ending my period. ive felt most of the less severe side effects and am highly considering gettin ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
11/18/2010 10:41:33 PM

Reviewer:

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been on this pill for three months now and it has been an awful experience. I've had multiple yeast infections, been moody, depressed...I cry all the time, I have headaches and now have horrible acne!

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