19/09/2019

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Combined pill

3/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
18 months - 3 years
Had children
No
Height
5'4"/162.5cm
Weight
55kg - 60kg / 8st 9lb - 9st 6lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

I started taking contraceptive pills because I was diagnosed with Mittleschmerz (Ovulation Pain). In terms of getting rid of my pain, it worked brilliantly. I didn’t have any crazy side effects either. It cleared my skin and actually helped me lose weight. No headaches or cramps either. The only downside to it was the way it affected me emotionally. I feel as if it’s made me more touchy and sensitive. I get agitated about things that I didn’t used to get agitated about. I also got some light spotting from time to time but much lighter and shorter periods.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Somewhat negatively
Weight
I lost weight
Periods
Lighter periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Better skin

Enlarged breasts

High blood pressure

Vaginal discharge

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