18/05/2020

Gedarel 20/150

Combined pill

3/5

About the reviewer

Age
Under 18
Time used
1 - 3 months
Had children
No
Height
5'5"/165cm
Weight
55kg - 60kg / 8st 9lb - 9st 6lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

For the first month this worked perfectly but after that i developed really bad anxiety (which i never had before) and i was down all the time. I also experienced super painful periods during the pill break after 3 weeks but it only lasted around 3 days. I think it also increased my appetite so i gained around 3/4kgs and made me feel constantly bloated. However, I never had a pregnancy scare on this pill and my skin cleared up really well as well as my boobs grew larger too! But the psychological effects of this pill outweighed the benefits so I came off of it and now i’m pill free and looking for better ones.

Impact whilst taking

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

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

Aura symptoms

Dizziness

Better skin

Enlarged breasts

Nausea or vomiting

Tender breasts

Spots or acne

Vaginal dryness

Impact after using

Mood
Very positively
Weight
No change
Periods
1 month
Sex drive
Increased sex drive

Headaches

Dizziness

Spots or acne

Nausea or vomiting

Tender breasts

Cystitus

Vaginal discharge

Experience after taking

After i stopped taking this pill my mood elevated and went back to normal really quickly as well as my constant bloating. However i did get quite a few headaches and my acne came back which is something that i’m currently dealing with that i didn’t have before i started taking the pill, hopefully everything will settle down and go back to normal soon.

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