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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
3/11/2012 3:33:26 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This birth control worked in that I didn't become pregnant.. HOWEVER - I became EXTREMELY moody and pretty much bipolar. I would cry at ANYTHING and became very emotional and depressive. The WORST part was, it was hard to realize it was the birth control doing it to me. I've stopped taking this drug and I feel so much better! So much less anxiety, and I'm no longer depressed. Now I' ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
2/17/2012 7:38:13 PM

Reviewer: SarahH170, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This medication caused me to bleed heavily and nearly continuously throughout the time I took it -- "spotting" doesn't begin to describe my experience. I had to wear a pad every day. I also had to purchase a whole new set of bras, because my old ones no longer fit. Awful. No reason to keep torturing myself for another month. Goodbye, generic Junel-FE, and good riddance.

Condition: Birth Control
1/17/2012 2:08:22 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 started taking this pill a month ago, and just started my second pack. i went on it for both birth control and because my periods were 9 days long, with me throwing up every day! I’m 17, and so far, everything has gone fairly well. I had spotting for two weeks, but that was because i started taking the pill the day i was supposed to get my period, so none of the blood had drained and it was jus ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
1/16/2012 5:57:59 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Starting my third month on junel and I'm pretty happy so far. No babies, no acne, no weight gain, no loss in libido, and no emotional outbursts- I actually feel like I've been more even-tempered since starting this medication. My only complaint is that I've had a week of breakthrough spotting both months (it's worse than my actual period, which consists of one day of spotting). I&# ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
1/6/2012 5:12:13 PM

Reviewer: redheadancergril, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
This is the fourth brand of birth control I have tried and the only one that appears to work at all for me. But, as with all birth control there are side effects: some dizziness; nausea; anxiety and headaches; increased thirst (EXTREME dry mouth); and some spotting/breakthrough bleeding. I have been on this pill for almost 1 year, and I barely have a period anymore. Which is good an bad.

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