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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
6/23/2011 12:26:40 PM

Reviewer: firechik22, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have taken this pill for a week now and am in love it with. I use to have the worst mood swings on my old bc or even when I wasn't taking any BC. Being a firefighter the guys at the station knew when it was that time of month and would hate working with me cause I was a complete and total b*tch. I didn't want to do anything and when I did I would be in a really bad mood. I would randomly ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
6/19/2011 2:39:23 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I think this was the worst birth control that I have ever taken. I attribute this to the doctor that prescribed it to me. She for did not even tell me that she was changing my prescription (from ortho tricyclen). I went home immediately and looked up reviews for and heard horror stories. I gained about 15-20 lbs., no libido, mood swings constantly, bigger boobs (no complaint there), etc. There was ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
6/6/2011 1:25:21 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
this is my 4th pack, and I've had 5 yeast infections! yes, I had 2 yeast infections in one month!! the first 2 packs gave me bloating, terrible stomach pain & diarhea- which is NEVER a normal problem for me. that stopped midway through the second pack. on the first pack, my period started a week before it should have. I've had NO period at all with the last 2 pack.. not even spotting ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
5/16/2011 12:37:51 AM

Reviewer: little_mrs_blondie, 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: 5

Comment:
I have been on Junel Fe for over a year now and love it. My cycles are short and hardly and cramping. I believe everyone is going to be different but I have felt wonderful the entire time.

Condition: Birth Control
5/11/2011 1:20:39 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I had none of the bad side effects that I've been reading on here. Perhaps you need at least 3 months for the body to adjust to the new hormones. I lost weight, had no acne whatsoever, mood was great, high energy etc. The only awful side effect I experienced was lack of sex drive. It was so low I hardly ever had sex with my bf which explains how effective junel can be! I am switching to OTC Lo ... Show Full Comment

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