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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Junel FE 1/20 (28) Oral.

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Condition: Birth Control
3/8/2011 3:50:12 PM

Reviewer: moody1, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Especially after reading the reviews, I wish I had switched off this BC sooner. I've been taking it for a year now and have an appt. tomorrow because I realized my mood swings have gotten out of hand, I get upset so easily! My goal and challenge will now be to find a form of BC that works without making me so moody. Any suggestions?

Condition: Birth Control
3/8/2011 12:34:23 AM

Reviewer: TBHunter129, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
You guys have NO idea how relieved I am to read most of these reviews. I was put On Junel about 6 months ago, after having been on Mircette for almost 2 years. I was switched due to some mood problems around what would normally be ovulation time, but trust me, I would FAR prefer that then the side effects of Junel. Starting about 2-3 months ago, I started getting what I thought was just PMS-type s ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
3/6/2011 2:42:34 AM

Reviewer: Soccergirl2143, 13-18 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: 2

Comment:
I have been on this drug for about 9 months and I my biggest problem is absolutely no sex drive. The point in taking a birth control is because your having sex, but if you have no drive then there is no point. On the bright side I didn't gain weight or become moody from this!

Condition: Birth Control
3/3/2011 12:52:57 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Let me start off by saying that when you are starting or switching birth controls, you really do need to allow a few months for your body to adjust. I had been taking orthotricyclen-lo for about two years when my doctor switched me to junel due to a potential blood clot in one of my legs. My first month on junel was horrible. I had persistent breakthrough bleeding for 2-3 weeks, constantly felt ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
2/22/2011 6:23:42 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This is my first time taking a birth control pill and I have been taking Junel Fe for 2 months and I'm not a big fan of it. The first two weeks of taking it my sex drive was extremely high then steadly dropped to almost none at all. I spotted the second and third week of taking it. And didn't have my period the first month. I've been moody and will cry over absolutely nothing at all ... Show Full Comment

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