09/02/2019

Cilest

Combined pill

4/5

About the reviewer

Age
26-30
Time used
8+ years
Had children
Yes
Height
5'1"/155cm
Weight
55kg - 60kg / 8st 9lb - 9st 6lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

I did suffer from headaches but found as a contraceptive it was very good and even made my periods lighter

Impact whilst taking

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

Side effects whilst taking

Migraines

Headaches

Dizziness

Aura symptoms

Dark body hair

Increased body hair

Enlarged breasts

Tender breasts

Better skin

High blood pressure

Spots or acne

Cystitus

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

Impact after using

Mood
Somewhat positively
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
2 months
Sex drive
I don’t know / can’t tell

Headaches

Increased sweating

Dark body hair

Increased body hair

Spots or acne

Vaginal discharge

Experience after taking

It is frustrating having to return to condoms so the pill did make sex easier but I have had to stop for health reasons

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