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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
11/30/2009 7:08:10 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I took Junel Fe for three months and have had probably the worst experience of my life. Not only did i suffer from severe headaches and stomach aches, breast pain,depression, and loss of sex drive, but i developed huge red boils all over my face. I have been to countless doctors and they are unsure of my condition, however they all agree the pill was most likely the cause. I believe it may be a ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
11/21/2009 4:14:28 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
All was fine for the first two weeks. During the third week, I started to feel progressively spaced out and detached, and then I started to get depressed. By the last day of the third week I was crying uncontrollably. I didn't take a pill last night and today my mood has noticeably turned around; it's not 100% yet but I can certainly feel the difference. It also took away my sex drive and ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
11/19/2009 11:36:03 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I started taking Birth control for exactly that reason. While I was on Junel FE I turned into a completely different person. I was moody, aggressive, and depressed. I also gained at least 40 pounds on it. as soon as i stopped taking it I turned back into my self again. I would not recommend this Birth Control to any one.

Condition: Birth Control
11/8/2009 10:38:17 PM

Reviewer: guppygirl5555, 19-24 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 started taking this med because it was a cheap alternative. I have been on it 8 month and the last three have not had a period. I'm tired all the time. I sleep way too much. I'm easily irratable. And, have tons of problems with my contacts and infections in my eyes since I started this pill. I'm not so sure I would reccommend it to anyone. Not getting a period is nice but scary. And ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
9/30/2009 6:45:04 PM

Reviewer: KC08, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I definitely do not recommend Junel. Ever since I started taking it I've developed a severe case of depression and just feeling really dull and not myself. I have absolutely no sex drive at all. I've been having speech and vision problems along with migranes every day about an hour after I take the pill. I have chest pains and I can't breath even if I simply walk up a flight of sta ... Show Full Comment

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