25/06/2019

Cilest

Combined pill

2/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
12 - 18 months
Had children
No
Height
5'6"/167.5cm
Weight
75kg - 80kg / 11st 11lb - 12st 8lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

Caused very negative mental health problems that continued after 1 year (depression, anger issues), very few physical issues though, no major weight gain, or change in skin etc. Painful cramping but none that couldn’t be resolved with ibuprofen or light excersise Important to note that all hormonal contraception will affect people differently :)

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Very negatively
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
Heavier periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

Back pain

Tender breasts

Dark body hair

Increased body hair

High blood pressure

Enlarged breasts

No effects

Impact after using

Mood
N/A
Weight
N/A
Periods
N/A
Sex drive
N/A

No effects

No effects

No effects

Experience after taking

N/A

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