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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
11/23/2010 9:13:01 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
This is my first time ever using birth control so I wasn't sure what to expect. A friend of mine had recommended this pill to me so I asked my doctor to prescribe it. My doctor told me to use it for 3 months so my body can adjust to it and I can really see if I don't like it. I've been on it for 3 weeks now, and I have also had mood swings and depression like other reviewers on here. F ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
11/16/2010 11:37:40 AM

Reviewer: possibly changing, 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 have been on this pill for about 6 months now and have breakthrough twice. maybe i need a stronger dosage. both times the breakthrough began at least two weeks before i was supposed to get my period and it would last all the way through to the next pack. I rate it so high in effectvieness bc i havent gotten pregnant and there arent cramps and it is easy bc it is simple in use. However if you are ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
10/25/2010 1:23:41 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I took Junel for just about 2 weeks and stopped. It was awful. I gained 7 lbs in the 2 weeks and had severe stomach bloating. No pain but my stomach- but the bloating was unbearable.

Condition: Birth Control
10/9/2010 12:49:12 AM

Reviewer: Jenny123, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I am on day 7, and I am destroying this pack today. I am typically a positive, bubbly, & sunny personality, but I am turning into wacko b*tch on Junel. In one week's time, I have swung from feelings of simmering rage, to normalcy, to numbness, and then to depression. I even told my husband I wanted to tear out a customer's jugular with my teeth today! But I knew I needed to stop wh ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
8/13/2010 10:10:36 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I recently got off Junel Fe. I took it for 4 months. I've never been a moody person, prone to crying or depression, but I definitely noticed these changes. Immediately, I noticed a change in my sex drive, but was unsure if this was due to the medication. After about 3 months I started having extreme emotional mood swings, and feeling depressed. I wasn't sure if it was me because I recently ... Show Full Comment

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