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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Junel 1.5/30 (21) Oral.

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Condition: Birth Control
1/13/2012 2:09:20 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This is my first time using BC I am a 25 year old female and I finished the last pill yesterday 1/12/12. The following is my personal experience. I have not been feeling like myself lately and decided to look up Junels side effects and reviews. I am extremely glad I did because I thought something was wrong with me. I kept asking myself everyday what’s wrong with me lately. My mood has changed and ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
1/6/2012 11:37:48 PM

Reviewer: fidrat14, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
i have been on junel since july and i really like it. its been very effective and ive had no problems with it. my period was staying for a good 2 weeks now it is done in like 3 and is so light! i no longer get cramps and i have no mood swings or anything! i would recommend it to any teen just starting

Condition: Birth Control
8/3/2011 12:07:16 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have only taken 10 of these pills and I'm already seeing side effects. I've lost my sex drive. I feel so depressed all of the sudden, I'm crying trying to type this. I was laughing and giddy about an hour ago. Every little thing that people do has been bothering me for the past three days. I'm having a hard time smiling and that's not like me. I constantly am happy and genera ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
7/14/2011 4:04:34 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was taking Microgestin for years, which is a generic brand of Loestrin. Then one day at the pharmacy, they switched it to Junel because Microgestin was no longer available, they said it was the exact same thing. This pill gave me awful migraines (which I've never had in my life), and placed me in the hospital. I had many mood swings, weight gain, etc. I discontinued using Junel.. as soon as ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
2/10/2011 8:30:56 AM

Reviewer: amandaleigh00, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I had been taking Loestrin 24 FE for a while and when I got my prescription via mail order pharmacy they sent me this. I was totally against it, but called my dr. who advised it was fine. So, I took it for 3 months. I had breakthrough bleeding every week prior to my period starting, for a week. So, it was like having my period for 1.5-2 weeks. Also, in hindsight I see that I had terrible mood swin ... Show Full Comment

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