11/05/2021

Gedarel 20/150

Combined pill

2/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
12 - 18 months
Had children
No
Height
5'5"/165cm
Weight
45kg - 50kg / 7st 1lb - 7st 12lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

When I first started this pill I became very depressed and anxious (not sure if that was linked to the situation at the time). When I was on this pill I was also constantly getting thrush and experiencing thrush symptoms. I also gained weight and was constantly bloated around my waist/hips and this dropped off me as soon as I stopped taking it. I experienced migraines after I would go on my pill free break and when I would start taking the pill again. This pill just didn’t work for my sadly.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Somewhat negatively
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
Heavier periods
Sex drive
No change

Side effects whilst taking

Migraines

Headaches

Enlarged breasts

Thrush

Vaginal dryness

Impact after using

Mood
Neutral - no change
Weight
I lost weight
Periods
1 month
Sex drive
No change

No effects

No effects

No effects

Experience after taking

Lost weight, I wasn’t as dry and my period was 10 times lighter and less painful

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