11/02/2019

Gedarel 30/150

Combined pill

3/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
3 - 5 years
Had children
No
Height
5'5"/165cm
Weight
80kg - 85kg / 12st 8lb - 13st 5lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

Struggled to find a type of contraception that worked for me. Finally settled on marvelon but have had fairly regular bouts of thrush whilst on it + a low sex drive which I assume must be related to the pill. Reluctant to change due to difficulty finding one that suited!

Impact whilst taking

Mood
I can't tell
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
Lighter periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Tender breasts

Thrush

Vaginal discharge

Vaginal dryness

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