19/06/2021

Brevinor

Combined pill

1/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
18 months - 3 years
Had children
No
Height
5'1"/155cm
Weight
40kg - 45kg / 6st 4lb - 7st 1lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

My periods were really heavy. I would lose so much blood in the first 2 days that I’d be really, really dizzy and weak. I had excruciating pelvic pain at least 2-3 (sometimes more) a week. I was taken to A&E a couple of times as I passed out due to pain. I thought this was normal… but then I stopped taking Brevinor after a couple of years. The pain reduced significantly. Still had pelvic pain with Cerazette (mini pill) but not as frequently. I’m not on any pills now and I feel so much better. No pelvic pain, no mood swings, no tears.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Somewhat negatively
Weight
No change
Periods
Heavier periods
Sex drive
No change

Side effects whilst taking

Dizziness

Enlarged breasts

Tender breasts

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

Impact after using

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

No effects

Enlarged breasts

Tender breasts

Womb cramps

Experience after taking

Frequency of intense excruciating pelvic trauma pain significantly reduced after stopping Brevinor. Periods were not as heavy (used to leak through several night time pads and feel dizzy).

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