Junel

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Other names: Loestrin, Microgestin
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
Junel (30mcg ethinylestradiol / 1.5mcg Norethisterone acetate) is a monophasic combined oral contraceptive pill. It is branded generic...
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Junel for Pregnancy Prevention
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\"After I started taking Junel I got my period and I've had...
" \"After I started taking Junel I got my period and I've ...It's pretty heavy and I have bad cramps. Hopefully it... "

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have been taking junel since January, I still get bleeding...
" I have been taking junel since January, I still get bleeding every now and then, but this month I got a lot of... "

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for awhile. It did help my mood, but it made me super bloaty...
" I was on Junel for awhile. It did help my mood, but it made me super bloaty/crampy so I... "

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link to the side effects of Junel - neither are reported si...
" Is my birth control causing dryness? Do you mean vaginal dryness or dry skin? Here ...is a link to the side effects of Junel -... "

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Hi I am taking junel for my irregular period and cramps and...
" Hi I am taking junel for my irregular period and cramps and I am not sexually active. I missed like two pills in second week and now I am... "

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I just started taking Junel birth control today, a tuesday....
" I just started taking Junel birth control today, a tuesday. My last period ended 3 days ago... "

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caused vomiting. I have been on Junel for 3 1/2 years and...
" \"I had very irregular periods accompanied by cramps so ...they caused vomiting. I have been on Junel for 3 1/2 years and have had significantly reduced cramps and a lighter, regular... "

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on Junel. The kind you take for 3 out of 4 weeks. No weight...
" I'm on Junel. The kind you take for ...weight gain and regulated my period, stopped... "

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have been very happy with Junel. This is the 1st pill I...
" \"I have been very happy with Junel. This is the 1st pill I have taken without horrible side effects. I experienced slight nausea and cramping on day 2, but that's gone away. I have slightly ...and... "

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been on junel 1 /20 also for 5 months , missed my period...
" ive been on junel 1 /20 also for 5 months , missed my period this month. nothing at all. just brown spotting took a pregnancy test ...whats going on. ??? how long does it take... "

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\"After I started taking Junel I got my period and I've had...
" \"After I started taking Junel I got my period and I've ...It's pretty heavy and I have bad cramps. Hopefully it... "

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have been taking junel since January, I still get bleeding...
" I have been taking junel since January, I still get bleeding every now and then, but this month I got a lot of... "

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for awhile. It did help my mood, but it made me super bloaty...
" I was on Junel for awhile. It did help my mood, but it made me super bloaty/crampy so I... "

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link to the side effects of Junel - neither are reported si...
" Is my birth control causing dryness? Do you mean vaginal dryness or dry skin? Here ...is a link to the side effects of Junel -... "

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Hi I am taking junel for my irregular period and cramps and...
" Hi I am taking junel for my irregular period and cramps and I am not sexually active. I missed like two pills in second week and now I am... "

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I just started taking Junel birth control today, a tuesday....
" I just started taking Junel birth control today, a tuesday. My last period ended 3 days ago... "

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caused vomiting. I have been on Junel for 3 1/2 years and...
" \"I had very irregular periods accompanied by cramps so ...they caused vomiting. I have been on Junel for 3 1/2 years and have had significantly reduced cramps and a lighter, regular... "

www.myproana.com
on Junel. The kind you take for 3 out of 4 weeks. No weight...
" I'm on Junel. The kind you take for ...weight gain and regulated my period, stopped... "

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have been very happy with Junel. This is the 1st pill I...
" \"I have been very happy with Junel. This is the 1st pill I have taken without horrible side effects. I experienced slight nausea and cramping on day 2, but that's gone away. I have slightly ...and... "

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been on junel 1 /20 also for 5 months , missed my period...
" ive been on junel 1 /20 also for 5 months , missed my period this month. nothing at all. just brown spotting took a pregnancy test ...whats going on. ??? how long does it take... "

Compare Junel to other medications

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Junel
1,307 discussions
Taken for: Pregnancy Prevention, Spotting*, Cramping*, Acne, No Period*
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Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
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Taken for: Pregnancy Prevention, Spotting*, Cramping*, Acne, No Period*
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Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
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Junel Fe
624 discussions
Taken for: Pregnancy Prevention, Spotting*, Cramping*, Acne, No Period*
Other names: Loestrin FE, Loestrin 24 Fe, Gildess FE, Loestrin Fe 1 20, Lo Loestrin Fe
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
3.0
Microgestin
2,365 discussions
Taken for: Pregnancy Prevention, Spotting*, Cramping*, Acne, No Period*
Other names: Loestrin, Junel, Femhrt, Femhrt 1 5, Femhrt Low Dose
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
2.5
Loestrin FE
6,849 discussions
Taken for: Pregnancy Prevention, Spotting*, Cramping*, No Period*, Acne
Other names: Loestrin 24 Fe, Lo Loestrin Fe, Junel Fe, Gildess FE, Gildess
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
3.0
Ortho Tri Cyclen Lo
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Taken for: Pregnancy Prevention, Acne*, Spotting*, Cramping*, PCOS*
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Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
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Yaz
60,515 discussions
Taken for: Pregnancy Prevention, Menstrual Period Issues, Acne, Cramping*, PCOS*
Other names: Yasmin, Ocella, Gianvi, Loryna, Drospirenone-Ethinyl Estradiol
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
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Mirena
217,222 discussions
Taken for: Menstrual Period Issues, Pregnancy Prevention, Heavy Periods, Bleeding, Endometriosis
Other names: Levonorgestrel, Plan B, Postinor, Norlevo, Plan B One Step
Method of use: IUD
Prescribing mode: Rx
4.0
Yasmin
96,304 discussions
Taken for: Pregnancy Prevention, Menstrual Period Issues, Acne*, PCOS*, Cramping*
Other names: Yaz, Ocella, Zarah, Drospirenone-Ethinyl Estradiol, Gianvi
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
4.0
Loestrin 24 Fe
3,618 discussions
Taken for: Pregnancy Prevention, Spotting*, Cramping*, Acne, No Period*
Other names: Loestrin FE, Lo Loestrin Fe, Junel Fe, Loestrin Fe 1 20, Gildess FE
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
2.5

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