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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
5/25/2014 8:01:55 PM

Reviewer: Mickley, 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: 3

Comment:
I was on the depo shot for two years, then I decided to change to the pill. Overall it has been great, except my acne has gotten way worse. Other than that everything has been great.

Condition: Birth Control
5/12/2014 4:09:18 PM

Reviewer: Ash, 25-34 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:
Been taking junel for almost 2 years..very good birth control..have not become pregnant or had any scares. Periods are on time and almost non existent which I never had before using this and that is awesome! However, my sex drive has diminished tremendously! And i have put on at least 30lbs since being on the pill and have a hard time getting it off. My mood swings have always been pretty bad but ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
5/4/2014 10:16:44 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Super nauseous for the first few days, and now it's off and on (two weeks in). Very uncomfortable vaginal itching and I cry about everything now.

Condition: Birth Control
4/28/2014 11:41:45 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This is my second time being on Junel and while it does its job, taking it is a miserable experience. The pre-period breakouts are comparable to those from other pills I've been on, but the mood swings are RIDICULOUS- I'm talking going from perfectly happy one minute to sobbing on the bathroom floor the next. The ups and downs are honestly exhausting and I'm pretty sure my roommate thi ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
4/14/2014 8:35:35 PM

Reviewer: Patient94, 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: 3

Comment:
I've been on this birth control for about 2 years and so far it's been really effective. No acne, no weight gain! However, I will say this! I do experience bloat, a lot of bloat, and major mood swings that I think are linked with taking this- depression

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