19/06/2019

Loestrin 30

Combined pill

4/5

About the reviewer

Age
31-35
Time used
5 - 8 years
Had children
No
Height
5'/152.5cm
Weight
40kg - 45kg / 6st 4lb - 7st 1lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

After unsuccessful attempts at the injection and 4 other brands of the pill, this was the only one that seemed to agree with me! Very minor side effects, especially in comparison with other brands I have tried

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Neutral - no change
Weight
No change
Periods
Lighter periods
Sex drive
I don’t know / can’t tell

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Better skin

Tender breasts

Thrush

Vaginal discharge

Impact after using

Mood
Neutral - no change
Weight
No change
Periods
18 months - 3 years
Sex drive
Increased sex drive

No effects

No effects

No effects

Experience after taking

Periods have taken a long time to get back into a rhythm. It was 24 weeks before anything happened after stopping taking this pill, then 18 weeks before my next period, but slowly the gaps have shortened and after 18months / 2 years they are more or less back to “normal” .

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