23/06/2019

Maexeni

Combined pill

1/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
3 - 6 months
Had children
No
Height
5'2"/157.5cm
Weight
45kg - 50kg / 7st 1lb - 7st 12lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

I went on Maexini when I was 16 years old, as contraception and for my heavy periods but it made me so depressed and changed my body a lot. I had awful headaches, I’ve alwaya had heavy periods but this made them even worse as I was getting them every 3 weeks and spotting invetween too!

Impact whilst taking

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

Side effects whilst taking

Migraines

Headaches

Aura symptoms

Dizziness

Nausea or vomiting

Spots or acne

Back pain

Tender breasts

Enlarged breasts

Thrush

Vaginal discharge

Womb cramps

Impact after using

Mood
Very positively
Weight
I lost weight
Periods
1 month
Sex drive
Increased sex drive

No effects

Spots or acne

Back pain

Better skin

Dark body hair

Increased sweating

Vaginal discharge

Womb cramps

Thrush

Experience after taking

My mood changes for the better, I was not being sick anymore, my sex drive came back! However I had extremely heavy periods and still do! I have been on 5 different pills since

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