21/10/2019

Lizinna

Combined pill

1/5

About the reviewer

Age
26-30
Time used
1 - 3 months
Had children
No
Height
5'5"/165cm
Weight
55kg - 60kg / 8st 9lb - 9st 6lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

Horrific. Was on Cilest for about 10 years until they discontinued it and swapped to Lizinna. I took it for one month and I bled every single day. I cried every day and became utterly depressed. I was so overwhelmed by life, everything became so difficult to understand, even things I’d done for years. Nearly quit my job because I could no longer understand what to do. I kept thinking being dead would be better because I felt worthless. Felt extremely anxious and panicked about doing normal activities. Really tired when I woke up in the morning. One day I wondered if the pill might be making me depressed so I stopped taking it and within 2 days I was feeling normal again, I haven’t cried since and I love my life again! Doctor said it’s the worst side effect he’s ever seen for a pill and that it is an unbranded version so has exactly the same hormones as Cilest but mixed with other chemicals to make the pill shape, so it’s not pure. Almost ruined my life.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Very negatively
Weight
No change
Periods
Spotting / light bleeding between periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

Spots or acne

Tender breasts

No effects

Impact after using

Mood
Very positively
Weight
No change
Periods
1 month
Sex drive
I don’t know / can’t tell

No effects

Better skin

No effects

Experience after taking

I am back to my normal self. Happy, enthusiastic, enjoying my life, planning for the future. Smiling and no more crying. Feel like I went to hell but now I’m back :)

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