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Latest reviews

1/5
22/09/2021
Progesterone only / Mini pill

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Noriday
I gained 4 stone in just under 18 months, had to eat less than 600 calories a day to lose weight which was impossible to...
3/5
21/09/2021
Progesterone only / Mini pill

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Zelleta
I was put on this pill after being diagnosed with PCOS. Prior to the pill I would have 2 very heavy periods a month. I n...
4/5
20/09/2021
Combined pill

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Gedarel 30/150
This was the first pill that has successfully reduced my cramps. My skin wasn’t bad before but I don’t get spots at ...
4/5
20/09/2021
Combined pill

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Lucette
I have tried many pills and this is the best, although there are still side effects. I haven’t gained any weight o...
4/5
19/09/2021
Copper coil (IUD)
I was very nervous about having a coil fitted from stories I had heard but it was absolutely fine. They used a numbing s...
2/5
19/09/2021
Combined pill

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Gedarel 30/150
This pill really affected my mood and libido. I experienced a lot of dryness and felt de-sensitised too. I would get a l...

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