26/08/2021

Cilest

Combined pill

5/5

About the reviewer

Age
26-30
Time used
8+ years
Had children
Yes
Height
5'6"/167.5cm
Weight
75kg - 80kg / 11st 11lb - 12st 8lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

Very happy on this pill fit in with my lifestyle. Had headaches with auras and when I changed doctors they told me I could no longer go on this pill as this meant I had increased risk of stroke. Disappointed not to be able to keep taking this

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Somewhat negatively
Weight
I don’t know / can’t tell
Periods
Lighter periods
Sex drive
I don’t know / can’t tell

Side effects whilst taking

Migraines

Headaches

Aura symptoms

Better skin

No effects

Impact after using

Mood
Somewhat positively
Weight
No change
Periods
1 month
Sex drive
No change

Migraines

Aura symptoms

No effects

No effects

Experience after taking

Got pregnant a after a year of trying after coming off this pill. Still have migraines with aura occasionally but unsure if this is related to the pill

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