22/09/2020

Gedarel 30/150

Combined pill

4/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
3 - 6 months
Had children
No
Height
5'3"/160cm
Weight
45kg - 50kg / 7st 1lb - 7st 12lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

Best experience I’ve had with hormonal contraception so far. Light and pain-free periods and more stable moods, though it changed my sex drive a little and a slight gain of weight.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Somewhat positively
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
Lighter periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Tender breasts

Enlarged breasts

Better skin

Vaginal discharge

Vaginal dryness

Impact after using

Mood
Somewhat negatively
Weight
I lost weight
Periods
1 month
Sex drive
Increased sex drive

Headaches

Spots or acne

Back pain

Vaginal discharge

Womb cramps

Experience after taking

My periods came back regularly a month after stopping the pill, my sex drive went back to normal as well as my weight and moodswings before my period.

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