21/06/2019

Loestrin 20

Combined pill

4/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
12 - 18 months
Had children
No
Height
5'4"/162.5cm
Weight
55kg - 60kg / 8st 9lb - 9st 6lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

It was good that it was a low dose of oestrogen – I was less worried about those side effects. My periods were hugely lighter than before, but the spotting in-between was sometimes more of a medium flow (it was at the time of my period before I took the pill)

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Neutral - no change
Weight
I don’t know / can’t tell
Periods
Spotting / light bleeding between periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Better skin

High blood pressure

Enlarged breasts

Tender breasts

Thrush

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