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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
2/27/2012 5:38:19 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I havent experienced any of the side effects that others are mentioning. I have been a tad bit emotional since starting it but that's improving (I've been on it for two months). My only serious issue is that I'm having 12+ day long periods. When they said "birth control", I didn't think they meant "we'll make your period last so long you'll never have sex to ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
2/25/2012 1:13:36 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
The first month, I was completely fine. I took it exactly as instructed, and began to be sexually active two weeks into it. I had only mild side effects such as bloating, breast swelling/tenderness, and spotting. The second month (this month), however, I have headaches, fatigue, liquid out of one of my breasts, frequent urination, and most of all, incapacitating nausea. I take it at night right af ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
2/8/2012 6:07:16 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
The first two months I experienced sore nipples, however during those two months my breasts grew a little over a cup size. Let it be noted, though, that I also gained five pounds and had an increased appetite. It hasn't affected my sex drive, though I've had a little bit more acne for a bit. Junel was the fourth birth control I've tried, and I had horrifying mood swings or physical con ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
2/5/2012 12:07:20 AM

Reviewer: msjackson, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I am 36yr and I have been on this birth control for 4yrs and I love it!

Condition: Birth Control
12/6/2011 5:26:24 PM

Reviewer: 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:
Made me get recurring yeast infections. I never had any vaginal problems until taking this medication. I just finished my last pack. I had very painful breasts and was very moody and emotional. It also made me hungry 24/7. Worked great for preventing pregnancy but the side effects are not worth it so I'm done.

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