06/04/2021

Brevinor

Combined pill

2/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
18 months - 3 years
Had children
No
Height
5'3"/160cm
Weight
55kg - 60kg / 8st 9lb - 9st 6lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

After being on this contraception for around a year, started experiencing thrush a lot. Came off for a few months and the thrush was gone, as soon as i went back on it was back! Ended up changing to a progesterone only pill.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Somewhat negatively
Weight
I don’t know / can’t tell
Periods
I don’t know / can’t tell
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

Migraines

Headaches

Enlarged breasts

Tender breasts

Spots or acne

High blood pressure

Thrush

Womb cramps

Vaginal dryness

Vaginal discharge

Impact after using

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

No effects

Better skin

Vaginal dryness

Experience after taking

All symptoms went away when i stopped taking it

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