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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Junel FE 1.5/30 (28) Oral.

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Condition: Birth Control
12/10/2013 3:55:18 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Junel Fe was my first experience with birth control and I started taking it a few months before I got married. It worked very well, I was slightly moody for a while (which may have just been stress from planning a wedding), and I gained a few pounds, but I'd also switched from a highly active job to a desk job at the same time, so it was expected. I wish I was still taking it, but I had what a ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
9/15/2013 3:32:36 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Well, the best I can say is that this drug has done what it's supposed to do. I haven't gotten pregnant since I started using it, but that's all I can say for the positives. To name a few of the issues this drug has given me: headaches/migraines with increased frequency, severe abdominal pains, nausea, mood swings, extremely strange periods, chest pains, tender breasts, and very freque ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
9/15/2013 12:19:26 AM

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: 1

Comment:
I was on Junel Fe for 4 months and although it did the job of preventing pregnancy it mademe nuts. by the 2nd month I was having terrible mood swings and I would cry at the drop of a feather. it almost ruined my relationship with my boyfriend. It also gave me 2 yeast infections one I still currently have so I recconmend that this birth control not be used. I'm only 16 and it was my first bc. a ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
8/27/2013 2:49:32 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: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Women and girls, please drop this pill if you are experiecing depression, anxiety, dizziness, mood swings, and altogether bouts of unhappiness like me. Talk to your doctor but do not dismiss the fact that these HORMONES do mess with your body and are to be taken very seriously! I don't wish the last 6 months I experienced upon anyone. Know your body ladies and get yourself help if you need it ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
8/13/2013 4:46:14 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This is my third birth control pill that I have been on and have been taking it for 4 months. Loestrin FE was my first at age 16, then Ortho Tri-cyclen Lo at 18, and now Junel FE 1.5/30 at 20. I have a tendency to produce excess body hair (black hair on lower abdomen which I get bi-weekly electrolysis for) and this medication has made it so much worse. I am now finding hairs on my neck and chin. I ... Show Full Comment

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