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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
10/14/2011 1:30:05 PM

Reviewer: mj, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
i am 28, just had my first baby 7 months ago, was never on birth control, went on lo estrin pill after delivery, but after i stopped breast feeding my obgyn put me on this junel pill. Ive been taking it for 3 weeks and i knoiw something has shifted . Depression, detachment, anxiety, heart palpultations, numbeness, foggyness, dryheaving, spacyness, shakey, oody, grumpy, nooooooo sex drive, diarea.. ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
10/6/2011 3:57:04 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I started taking this medication in February because it was less exoensive then the one I was currently taking. A few months later I missed my period, but there didn't seem to be any other side effects. Although, after about 6 months of taking it, I began experiencing horrible mood swings where I would just start crying without warrant. I also developed heart palpitations, acne, and (the worst ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
10/5/2011 2:36:48 AM

Reviewer: KymsMommy08, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have been on this med for about 4 months. I mainly got on Junel due to the fact that I wanted to gain weight, which it indeed help me with. However, the breakthrough bleeding in-between periods sucks. And then when is my period coming??? who knows...it kind of freaks a 21 y.o. female out. Pregnancy is not a thing any person wants to guess on. A period tells us women that our uterine lining in &q ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
9/21/2011 6:49:01 PM

Reviewer: Imswitchingtoday, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
The first few months, I would get my period on the days when I was taking the regular pills, not the placebos. I attributed it to my body having lower hormone levels than it was used to. When I did get my period, it was definitely short but the first day would be extremely heavy. I've now been on Junel for over 18 months and have altogether stopped having a period. Haven't had one in 7 mon ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
9/14/2011 8:26:04 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
WOW. I am so happy I looked up this medication to see if anyone was experiencing the same thing. I also have ZEROOOO desire to have sex. I've been taking Junel for about 5 months now. I linked this to the bc pretty quickly because I've been in a relationship for 3 years and I went from wanted to do it all the time to NEVER. And I knew it wasn't him because now I don't even think ab ... Show Full Comment

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