What is Junel 1.5/30?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Generic name: Ethinyl estradiol-norethindrone

Junel 1.5/30 is a brand name oral contraceptive used to prevent pregnancy. It contains 2 hormones, norethindrone, a progestin, and ethinyl estradiol, an estrogen. These hormones prevent pregnancy by preventing the release of an egg (ovulation).

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Birth control 8 5
Estrogen deficiency 1 1
Regulate menstrual cycle 1 1
Vulvodynia 1 2

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 2
Moderate 1
Mild 1
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Junel 1.5/30

Side effect Patients
Menstrual spotting 2
Migraine headaches 2
Estrogen deficiency 1
Joint pain 1
Kidney pain 1
Mild depression 1

Show all 7 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Junel 1.5/30

Dosage Patients
1 mixed daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Junel 1.5/30

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Side effects too severe 2
Change in health plan coverage 1
Doctor's advice 1
Expense 1
Other 1
Personal research 1
See all 3 patients who've stopped taking Junel 1.5/30

Duration

Currently taking Junel 1.5/30

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1

Stopped taking Junel 1.5/30

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
2 - 5 years 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 5
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 2
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 4
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 1
< $25 5
Not specified 0

What people switch to and from

Patients stopped taking Junel 1.5/30 and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Intrauterine Copper Contraceptive (Paragard) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Junel 1.5/30.