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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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... "

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

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

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Hi I am taking junel for my irregular period and cramps and...
" ...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 bleeding... "

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

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been on junel 1 /20 also for 5 months , missed my period...
" ...on junel 1 /20 also for 5 months , missed my period this month. nothing at all. just brown spotting took a ...on. ??? how long does it take to have normal cycles after... "

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I had started taking Junel as my form of birth control...
" ...4 missed periods on Junel birth control HPV symptoms ...for 3 months. I had started taking Junel as my form of birth control 4 months ago. I have also been diagnosed with high risk HPV. I h... "

symptoms and she has been on Junel for over a year. Just...
" Be calm! With certain types of birth control, this type of bleeding is normal in the first few months. My fiance has similar symptoms and she has been on Junel for over a year. Just... "

junel 1.5/30. It's low estrogen. But are you sure it's...
" I take junel 1.5/30. It's low estrogen. But ...symptoms and not just your period? Even women without UC ...their uterus. I still get some diarrhea and back and abdominal... "

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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... "

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

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

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Hi I am taking junel for my irregular period and cramps and...
" ...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 bleeding... "

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

Post from
www.drugs.com
been on junel 1 /20 also for 5 months , missed my period...
" ...on junel 1 /20 also for 5 months , missed my period this month. nothing at all. just brown spotting took a ...on. ??? how long does it take to have normal cycles after... "

Post from
www.empowher.com
I had started taking Junel as my form of birth control...
" ...4 missed periods on Junel birth control HPV symptoms ...for 3 months. I had started taking Junel as my form of birth control 4 months ago. I have also been diagnosed with high risk HPV. I h... "

symptoms and she has been on Junel for over a year. Just...
" Be calm! With certain types of birth control, this type of bleeding is normal in the first few months. My fiance has similar symptoms and she has been on Junel for over a year. Just... "

junel 1.5/30. It's low estrogen. But are you sure it's...
" I take junel 1.5/30. It's low estrogen. But ...symptoms and not just your period? Even women without UC ...their uterus. I still get some diarrhea and back and abdominal... "

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Loestrin
11,935 discussions
Taken for: Pregnancy Prevention, Spotting*, Cramping*, Acne, No Period*
Other names: Microgestin, Junel, Femhrt, Femhrt 1 5, Femhrt Low Dose
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
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Loestrin FE
6,542 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
Loestrin 24 Fe
3,421 discussions
Taken for: Pregnancy Prevention, Spotting*, Cramping*, Acne, No Period*
Other names: Loestrin FE, Lo Loestrin Fe, Junel Fe, Loestrin Fe 1 20, Gildess
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
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Microgestin
2,191 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
Junel Fe
526 discussions
Taken for: Pregnancy Prevention, Spotting*, Cramping*, Acne, No Period*
Other names: Loestrin FE, Loestrin 24 Fe, Loestrin Fe 1 20, Gildess FE, Lo Loestrin Fe
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
3.0

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