20/08/2019

Loestrin 20

Combined pill

3/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
18 months - 3 years
Had children
No
Height
5'7"/170cm
Weight
60kg - 65kg / 9st 6lb - 10st 3lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

On the whole, the mental and physical side effects of the pill which I’m using have been manageable and they haven’t outweighed the benefits. However, I am still worried about possible long term effects like depression or not being able to have children.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Somewhat negatively
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
Lighter periods
Sex drive
No change

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Dark body hair

Increased body hair

High blood pressure

Spots or acne

Increased sweating

Tender breasts

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

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