06/04/2021

Lucette

Combined pill

1/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
3 - 6 months
Had children
No
Height
5'6"/167.5cm
Weight
70kg - 75kg / 11st 0lb - 11st 11lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

My blood pressure went higher than my dad’s whose is so high that he needs medication to reduce it. Safe to say I’m no longer allowed to use the combined pill. I gained about 10lbs in the space of the 6 months I used it, I think this is partially due to the fact it gave me a prolonged heightened episode of health anxiety which made me terrified to exercise because of the effect on my heart rate. About a week or two after I stopped taking this pill my blood pressure came right down and the anxious/depressive slump lifted, so that’s how I know it was down to the Lucette. I also got TERRIBLE constipation every time I would have my period, one time I didn’t go for about 8 days.

Impact whilst taking

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

Side effects whilst taking

Dizziness

High blood pressure

Back pain

Tender breasts

Nausea or vomiting

Womb cramps

Impact after using

Mood
N/A
Weight
N/A
Periods
N/A
Sex drive
N/A

No effects

No effects

No effects

Experience after taking

N/A

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