27/02/2019

Lucette

Combined pill

3/5

About the reviewer

Age
31-35
Time used
3 - 5 years
Had children
No
Height
5'8"/172.5cm
Weight
65kg - 70kg / 10st 3lb - 11st 0lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

Difficult to monitor when on for a long period of time. I found Yasmin previously better for my skin but when I was changed to Lucette (what I understand was a cheaper replacement) I didn’t see significant other changes (other than my skin) Since coming off contraception (in an attempt to conceive) I have had significant issues with my skin, which has improved 7 months on… I have noticed my cramps being significantly worse, more lethargy, headaches during my periods and heavier bleeding.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Somewhat negatively
Weight
I don’t know / can’t tell
Periods
Lighter periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

Migraines

Aura symptoms

Increased body hair

Better skin

Spots or acne

Back pain

Womb cramps

Vaginal dryness

Impact after using

Mood
Somewhat positively
Weight
No change
Periods
1 month
Sex drive
Increased sex drive

Headaches

Migraines

Spots or acne

Back pain

Womb cramps

Experience after taking

As mentioned previously. Increased cramps and back ache and heavier periods when I came off contraception. Increased sex drive.

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