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Junel

What If I Take an Overdose of Junel?

Women who take too much Junel may experience the following symptoms:
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Vaginal bleeding
  • Other menstrual irregularities.
(Click Loestrin Overdose for more information.)

How Should Junel Be Stored?

Keep Junel tablets in their original package. The packaging is designed to help you remember to take the tablets each day. Keep the package at room temperature, away from moisture and heat.
Keep Junel and all other medications out of the reach of children.

What If I Miss a Dose?

Missing doses of Junel increases the risk of pregnancy. What you should do depends on how many tablets you have missed and where exactly you are in your cycle (see Junel Dosing). Refer to the patient information that comes with each pack of Junel, or consult your healthcare provider if you are not sure what to do.

Who Makes Junel?

Junel is made by Barr Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (see Generic Loestrin for more information).

Strengths of Junel

Junel comes in two different strengths:
  • Junel 1/20 -- Contains 21 tablets in each pack, with 1 mg of norethindrone and 0.02 mg (20 mcg) of ethinyl estradiol per tablet
  • Junel 1.5/30 -- Contains 21 tablets in each pack, with 1.4 mg of norethindrone and 0.03 mg (30 mcg) of ethinyl estradiol per tablet.
Last reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD
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