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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
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

Condition: Birth Control
5/8/2011 11:46:49 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 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 Rx for 9 months now and have had pros and cons with this drug. I have not had what most women are complaining of such as spotting, mood swings, or depression. In terms of my actual period it was very short and light with little to no cramping. I am very satisfied with it's effectivness and ease of use. However, the biggest concern for me is lack in my sex drive. The re ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
4/27/2011 1:52:38 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My doctor switched me to Junel because he assumed that I needed to be on a lower dosage BC than the patch. He was wrong. Unfortunately for me, I'm too busy with full time work and university to ever get in to talk to my doctor who lives in a different city. I've been on this for nearly two years, and it has been awful. I personally am awful at remembering a daily dose so that has repeatedl ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
3/27/2011 10:02:58 PM

Reviewer: ih8junel, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This was my first BC ever and I gotta tell you I am never getting on any BC EVER again. Doc told me to take it on my first day of period and I have been bleeding for two weeks and counting. Not to mention I am having the worst cramps ever and I'm not even on my period anymore (I think). My bf doesn't like how it makes me sick and told me to get off it. I stopped taking it four days ago but ... Show Full Comment

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