15/05/2020

Marvelon

Combined pill

2/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
12 - 18 months
Had children
No
Height
5'5"/165cm
Weight
55kg - 60kg / 8st 9lb - 9st 6lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

i was prescribed this pill to help with vaginal itching and burning from Tri-Cylen. The pill helped with itching and burning but I lost my sex drive completely and had terrible vaginal dryness. I also noticed my body changed in some ways where I started holding more fat around my stomach, thighs, hips, and breasts. My skin was already clear from the other pill and this pill also helped keep it clear. My periods became really light (3 days long) and I would typically get cramping the week before my period and then some cramping on my period. But the cramps were not as painful as before I was on birth control.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Neutral - no change
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
Lighter periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Better skin

Increased body hair

Enlarged breasts

Increased sweating

Nausea or vomiting

Vaginal dryness

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

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