19/06/2019

Loestrin 20

Combined pill

1/5

About the reviewer

Age
36-40
Time used
5 - 8 years
Had children
No
Height
5'2"/157.5cm
Weight
50kg - 55kg / 7st 12lb - 8st 9lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

mid cycle bleeding has stopped. Depression has lifted. I’m less angry. I’m more focused. Discharge due to cervical erosion has improved.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Very negatively
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
Lighter periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

High blood pressure

Spots or acne

Increased sweating

Issues wearing contact lenses

Dark body hair

Increased body hair

Enlarged breasts

Tender breasts

Vaginal discharge

Womb cramps

Impact after using

Mood
Very positively
Weight
I lost weight
Periods
1 month
Sex drive
I don’t know / can’t tell

Headaches

Issues wearing contact lenses

High blood pressure

Enlarged breasts

Spots or acne

Tender breasts

Vaginal discharge

Experience after taking

Improved health, weight loss not significant, just less fluctuation and more steady and easier to manage. Mental health improved and mid cycle bleed stopped.

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