Junel

Last Update February 13, 2016
Junel (30mcg ethinylestradiol / 1.5mcg Norethisterone acetate) is a monophasic combined oral contraceptive pill. It is branded generic...
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for Pregnancy Prevention
2.9
Concern level
3.2
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Positive 72 "I was on Junel for awhile. It did help my mood, but it made me super bloaty/crampy so I... "Read more positive discussions
Negative 49 "...the same thing. Although, I was given Junel at my pp visit ...couple of days. I stopped the Junel and the doctor was hesitant about calling in the mini pill. She said it isn't as effective as the... "Read more negative discussions
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\"After I started taking Junel I got my period and I've had...
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" \"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...
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" 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...
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" 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...
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" 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...
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" 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....
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" 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...
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" \"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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I take 20mg junel. I was on lo lostergen fe 10mg for...
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" Hello! I take 20mg junel. I was on lo lostergen fe 10mg for four years and then when I began loosing weight I began to have a period every fifteen days. The... "

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on Junel. The kind you take for 3 out of 4 weeks. No weight...
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" 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...
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" \"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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2.7
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Facts about Junel

How do I obtain Junel?
Prescription in the USA
How do I take Junel?
Pill
What dosages are available?
1-20mg-mcg, 1.5-30mg-mcg
Food instructions
Avoid grapefruit or discuss with your doctor because grapefruit may increase drug concentration.
Ingredients
Norethindrone A-E Estradiol
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