25/06/2019

Gedarel 30/150

Combined pill

2/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
3 - 6 months
Had children
No
Height
5'9"/175cm
Weight
70kg - 75kg / 11st 0lb - 11st 11lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

This was my first use of contraception and two days a month before my period, I got a severe migraine for 24-48 hours. Aside from that the experience was positive. Since stopping I have not had another migraine

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Somewhat negatively
Weight
No change
Periods
Lighter periods
Sex drive
No change

Side effects whilst taking

Migraines

Headaches

Aura symptoms

Dizziness

Enlarged breasts

High blood pressure

Increased sweating

Nausea or vomiting

Back pain

Tender breasts

No effects

Impact after using

Mood
Neutral - no change
Weight
No change
Periods
I don’t know/can’t tell
Sex drive
I don’t know / can’t tell

No effects

No effects

No effects

Experience after taking

I immediately went onto Cilest which also gave me negative reactions with monthly thrush. Therefore I cannot easily tell the changes as I started a new pill. I then tried millinette

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