03/08/2021

Marvelon

Combined pill

2/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
12 - 18 months
Had children
No
Height
5'4"/162.5cm
Weight
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

I was on a different pill before this one. When I started this pill I felt very nauseous for a few weeks and couldn’t really eat. I gained a lot of weight however and over the course of the year cried a lot (which was very unusual).

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Somewhat negatively
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
No change
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

Enlarged breasts

Nausea or vomiting

Tender breasts

Better skin

Back pain

Thrush

Vaginal dryness

Vaginal discharge

Impact after using

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

No effects

Spots or acne

Womb cramps

Vaginal dryness

Thrush

Experience after taking

The hair loss was the worst part. It kept coming out and was incredibly upsetting. I have been pill free for nearly a year and it’s at the stage where its sticking up as it is a few inches long now. The bloating went down immediately and my moods have been so much better.

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