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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
10/20/2011 12:16:13 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I started taking Junel when a new doctor switched me from Yasmin to Loestrin. The pharmacy automatically gives out the generic version. I dont get an actual period on this b/c but I do get a lot of breakthrough bleeding that is accompanied by severe cramps. I have also gained at least 10 lbs since I started these. On Yasmin I lost weight! The only good thing about this b/c is that my sex driv ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
10/18/2011 1:11:20 AM

Reviewer: Quinn67, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Ive been on birth control pills for 7 years now and I am 21. I started taking junel about a year and a half ago and stopped getting my period after 3 months... Haven't had a period in over a year which my gyno said was normal but I think I will switch pills anyway just to be safe. I have lost considerable amount of weight not sure if that is related to the pill or not

Condition: Birth Control
10/15/2011 10:33:55 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
This medicine has caused a lot of weight gain for me. My appetite has increased considerably and this is not normal for me. I am a very slim person, or was before I started taking Junel. I plan to stop taking it for a few months and see if there is any improvement in my weight gain.

Condition: Birth Control
10/14/2011 1:30:05 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
i am 28, just had my first baby 7 months ago, was never on birth control, went on lo estrin pill after delivery, but after i stopped breast feeding my obgyn put me on this junel pill. Ive been taking it for 3 weeks and i knoiw something has shifted . Depression, detachment, anxiety, heart palpultations, numbeness, foggyness, dryheaving, spacyness, shakey, oody, grumpy, nooooooo sex drive, diarea.. ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
10/6/2011 3:57:04 PM

Reviewer: notforme, 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:
I started taking this medication in February because it was less exoensive then the one I was currently taking. A few months later I missed my period, but there didn't seem to be any other side effects. Although, after about 6 months of taking it, I began experiencing horrible mood swings where I would just start crying without warrant. I also developed heart palpitations, acne, and (the worst ... Show Full Comment

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