prevents pregnancy. Many medications, including some antibiotics and supplements, can cause Junel to not work. Ask your pharmacist or doctor before taking any other medications.
Reviewed: July 29, 2015
Junel is a prescription birth control medication used to prevent pregnancy. Junel contains two hormones, norethindrone and ethinyl estradiol, which belong to a group of drugs called hormonal contraceptives. These hormones prevent pregnancy by stopping ovulation and by altering cervical mucus and the lining of the uterus to prevent sperm from entering.
This medication comes in tablet form and is taken once daily, with or without food.
Common side effects of Junel include nausea, breast tenderness, and vaginal bleeding between menstrual periods.
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Norethindrone and Ethinyl Estradiol
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