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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
8/6/2010 6:13:13 PM

Reviewer: bethm1310, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I started taking this pill about a year and a half ago after the IUD mirena failed me... I honestly did not think that the symptoms i thought could be from hypothyroidism would be from this BC. I jsut read all these comments and I have had all of these symptoms. After I had my son I did everything to lose weight and it has just been immposible. I was even put on adippex D for weightloss. I have mo ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
7/31/2010 1:35:12 PM

Reviewer: Mamamia, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
My M.D. switched me from Nuvaring to Junel (Loestrin) because I was having pain and bloating with Nuvaring. She thought Junel would help control my endometriosis better also. I was nervous after reading all the negative reviews, but decided to try. I have been on it for one month and so far I am pleased. I had stomach pain and nausea for the first seven days, but after I got past that I felt fine. ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
6/21/2010 9:37:35 AM

Reviewer: ladybug1227, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I'v ebeen taking this scrip for a couple of months now and just this month noticed that it's causing abdominal pain, bloating, gas, and constipation. There's is also a slight increase in acne, though not too bad, but enough to make me self-conscious when at work or out in the public eye. I've felt heavier than I have in quite a while but thought perhaps this is due to the bloatin ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
6/16/2010 6:58:12 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have only been on this pill for 11 days and already experiencing break through bleeding and cramps. I use to be on Microgestin but it was discontinued...which sucks because i never had this problem!

Condition: Birth Control
5/5/2010 3:40:18 PM

Reviewer: wrigh2ca, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
While this pill has been successful (so far) at preventing pregnancy, it is the worst oral contraceptive I have ever taken (with the exception of Barr Laboratory's other "wonderful" drug, Sprintec). I gained 8 pounds in the first ten days of starting the drug, retained an unnatural amount of water, have had trouble sleeping, and I am consistently irritable. Not to mention that it m ... Show Full Comment

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