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Progesterone only / Mini pill

- Cerazette

I took a pill late and missed a pill a few days later and had a full period. 2 weeks later I lost my pill packet for a day and …

Hormonal coil (IUS)

- Mirena

Very quick pain free insertion. Slightly cramping in stomach afterwards but nothing unbearable. Only main negative was that it …

Combined pill

- Lizinna

Horrific. Was on Cilest for about 10 years until they discontinued it and swapped to Lizinna. I took it for one month and I ble…

Combined pill

- Gedarel 30/150

I was put on this pill because of acne problems and all it did was made me worse, I gained weight massivly and got thrush every…

Progesterone only / Mini pill

- Noriday

This pill worked well for me. My body seemed to go through the same cycle as I do when I’m not on the pill and my moods a…

Progesterone only / Mini pill

- Norgeston

This gave me anxiety I’ve never had before about seemingly insignificant things.

Combined pill

- Gedarel 30/150

Bad headaches and fatigue not sure about this contraception

Combined pill

- Maexeni

I’ve been on maexeni for about 5 months and overall had an OK experience for the first 3.5 months. My periods seem lighte…

Hormonal coil (IUS)

- Mirena

Made pmt symptoms a lot worse. Low mood, anxiety, negative mood, tiredness. Loss of sex drive. Bloating.