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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
9/13/2014 3:36:10 PM

Reviewer: 13-18 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I can't believe all these negative comments I've been on Junel for 4 months now and I've been perfectly fine no weight gain in fact I've lost 7 pounds , no moodiness the only thing I get are minor headaches , but nothing out of the ordinary

Condition: Birth Control
9/11/2014 2:28:40 AM

Reviewer: Anonymous, 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: 5

Comment:
I was surprised to see so many people rated this drug with low satisfaction. I've been taking this drug for over a year and a half now, and I absolutely love it! I've experienced no weight gain, no problems with moodiness or depression, no nausea, and it even began making my incredibly irregular periods primarily regular (while also making them lighter). I wish more people were lucky enoug ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
8/27/2014 6:04:58 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Most of my life I was lucky enough to never really have any pms symptoms and also have very light periods. With birth control they have always been lighter, non existent, or just not a big deal. I just started this BC about 4 months ago. Last month I felt off, a bit moody and felt distant from everyone, including my boyfriend. A week later I was competely fine. I just finished my pill pack 2 days ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
8/9/2014 10:29:02 AM

Reviewer: Kitty, 13-18 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My experience on Junel FE was awful. I had depression and anger almost every day. It was effective that I didn't get pregnant. But I hated it so much. I just switched to Ortho tri cyclen lo! But I don't recommend Junel FE to anyone. Some months I didn't get my period, or got it how many days late.

Condition: Birth Control
8/6/2014 5:30:31 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I switched to Junel FE because Orsythia was not regulating my periods. However, the second week I was on it I got extreme nausea and anxiety. I lost my appetite for 6 days and had extreme food aversion. I threw up for 3 days any time I saw food. It does regulate my periods-- on time and lasted only two days, and I haven't gotten pregnant. Everything was fine for a month or so after this i ... Show Full Comment

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