11/07/2020

Levest

Combined pill

1/5

About the reviewer

Age
26-30
Time used
3 - 6 months
Had children
Yes
Height
5'7"/170cm
Weight
75kg - 80kg / 11st 11lb - 12st 8lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

Didn’t like Levest, gave me horrendous hormonal acne, everytime I took a pill, I’d get three new painful spots, and bad constipation. Levest was the first contraception I ever took and absolutely hated it. Took 6 months and dark spots remaining from acne are only being to clear.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Somewhat negatively
Weight
No change
Periods
Heavier periods
Sex drive
Increased sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

Dark body hair

Spots or acne

Enlarged breasts

Back pain

Tender breasts

Increased sweating

Vaginal dryness

Vaginal discharge

Impact after using

Mood
Somewhat positively
Weight
No change
Periods
1 month
Sex drive
No change

No effects

Enlarged breasts

Tender breasts

Spots or acne

Back pain

Womb cramps

Vaginal dryness

Vaginal discharge

Experience after taking

felt better coming off the pill, as it gave me so much acne, i’ve never experienced anything like that

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