21/08/2019

Gedarel 20/150

Combined pill

4/5

About the reviewer

Age
26-30
Time used
8+ years
Had children
No
Height
5'4"/162.5cm
Weight
60kg - 65kg / 9st 6lb - 10st 3lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

This pill worked very well for the 10 years that I was on it but I wish I had known more about what would happen when I stopped taking it as I wasn’t prepared for those side effects.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
I can't tell
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

Headaches

Better skin

Enlarged breasts

Tender breasts

No effects

Impact after using

Mood
Somewhat negatively
Weight
I don’t know / can’t tell
Periods
18 months - 3 years
Sex drive
Increased sex drive

No effects

Spots or acne

No effects

Experience after taking

My experience coming off this pill was not a good one. I got very greasy, dry hair. I had spots on my face, neck and back when my skin had been clear before, but my sex drive increased. My periods took a very long time to regulate again (with the help of medication).

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