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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
5/25/2015 8:26:21 AM

Reviewer: 123489, 25-34 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: 1

Comment:
This pill is effective as far as not getting pregnant (that's the only positive). My mood has downshifted severely to the point where I am NEVER happy and I have never suffered from depression until now. I feel like I'm pms-ing all month long all of the time. My period has become extremely sporadic where it can occur twice in one month and then maybe not come for three months. I have the w ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
5/7/2015 11:47:28 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This birth control has made me extremely emotional, to the point of being crazy. It's made me think and feel certain ways that I know I would never feel pre-birth control self. It does prevent pregnancy and I haven't gained any weight; however the affect it's having on my emotions and behaviors are unbearable. Stopping this pill tomorrow because it's not worth the emotional strug ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
4/8/2015 2:28:20 PM

Reviewer: Ginger, 13-18 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I'm 17 years of age and I started taking this when I was 16. At first for the first three months I have uncontrollable rage at the smallest things. And I took three packs straight not knowing you had to skip a week to have your period, after around six months I've found a balance. It has stopped my sex drive for a while, but my body seems to have adjusted and being the young hormonal Adole ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
2/23/2015 3:53:22 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I'm a 19 year old female, and I've been using this birth control for about 4 or 5 months now. I never pay attention to changes in my body from my birth control, until my period didn't show up this month. I see a lot of people miss periods while on Junel so, I would say this birth control works for preventing pregnancy, but I have NO sex drive. I don't think there's a birth con ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
2/19/2015 5:29:21 PM

Reviewer: Taylor, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This medication definitely stops you from getting pregnant, so I mean that's a good thing. Other than that, this pill is THE DEVIL!!!! It has literally made me a crazy person. I have uncontrollable mood swings. I lash out on my boyfriend over nothing. I have absolutely NO sex drive. I feel like I could live without it. I feel bloated, tired, bipolar, etc. I wouldn't recommend this pill to ... Show Full Comment

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