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Hormonal coil (IUS)

- Mirena

I had the coil fitted just a little over 2 months and have been in agony every day since. I know it can take between 3-6 months…

Combined pill

- Loestrin 20

Started off ok – periods regulated as desired, and lighter than before (bonus!) However, lost sex drive and gradually sta…

Hormonal coil (IUS)

- Mirena

I’ve been using Mirena for the last seven years and I honestly believe is the best solution for an effective contraceptiv…

Progesterone only / Mini pill

- Desorex

No pregnancy therefor effective


- Nexplanon

The implant worked quite well for me for the first year I had it. When I first got the implant I had some irregular bleeding. A…

Progesterone only / Mini pill

- Desogestrel

Unfortunately this pill made me very depressed, however it did stop my periods from the very beginning of taking it.

Progesterone only / Mini pill

- Noriday

This was the second mini pill I tried and was a big improvement for me from the last one. I did experience lack of sex drive bu…

Combined pill


Not a very good experience. Wouldn’t really recommend this pill

Combined pill

- Yasmin

Made me feel apathetic towards things that would usually excite me and slightly depressed sometimes. Lots of lethargy and no in…