09/07/2019

Marvelon

Combined pill

2/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
5 - 8 years
Had children
No
Height
5'10"/177.5cm
Weight
90kg - 95kg / 14st 2lb - 14st 13lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

I did not notice a lot of these side effects until I came off the medication. So I would say I had a pretty bearable experiencing. Coming off the pill, I was also able to come off my antidepressant. That was the biggest effect.

Impact whilst taking

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

Side effects whilst taking

Migraines

Headaches

Aura symptoms

Better skin

Spots or acne

Increased sweating

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

Vaginal dryness

Impact after using

Mood
Very positively
Weight
No change
Periods
3-6 months
Sex drive
Increased sex drive

Dizziness

Better skin

Spots or acne

Vaginal discharge

Experience after taking

I was able to come off my antidepressant because my mood increased so much. I also had an increased sex drive.

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