25/04/2019

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Combined pill

2/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
3 - 6 months
Had children
No
Height
5'/152.5cm
Weight
40kg - 45kg / 6st 4lb - 7st 1lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

had light regular bleeding for 3 days a month- but unfortunately had severe pms symptoms that would appear during week 3 of the pill pack and not be relieved until after i finished bleeding for the month. my first month i bled for 17 days total, but never had irregular bleeding after that. i didnt have headaches n stuff, but i found i had an upset stomach alot and it affected by ability to eat enough food without feeling sick. so i lost weight : but not for a good reason. was 105 pounds when i started, before i stopped at one point i was 92 pounds . i also had bad hormone fluxs throughout the day, my doctor took notice. after 5 months i switched to nexplanon- a progestin only method.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Somewhat negatively
Weight
I lost weight
Periods
Lighter periods
Sex drive
No change

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Enlarged breasts

Tender breasts

High blood pressure

Spots or acne

Increased sweating

Nausea or vomiting

Back pain

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

Vaginal dryness

Impact after using

Mood
Somewhat positively
Weight
No change
Periods
I don’t know/can’t tell
Sex drive
Increased sex drive

Headaches

Better skin

Enlarged breasts

Tender breasts

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

Experience after taking

i had no gap of time between methods. i got my nexplanon inserted 4 days before i finished my last pill pack. i took the last 4 days of my pills and after about a week i felt the symptoms that the pill was causing me to go away. been feeling alot better , minus headaches my symptoms have been alot better, i dont have upset stomach like i used too, actually gained back the lost weight from my nausea and lost of appatite and have maintained it . feel alot better physically and emotionally

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