18/06/2020

Mercilon

Combined pill

3/5

About the reviewer

Age
26-30
Time used
12 - 18 months
Had children
No
Height
5'5"/165cm
Weight
60kg - 65kg / 9st 6lb - 10st 3lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

After trying a few other pills with not so great side effects I thought I’d finally found the pill for me. I was put on it to stop ovulation pain/cysts. Had no trouble with pain while I was taking it do in that respect it worked, but I did suffer from vaginal dryness and a hugely decreased libido and had spotting between most periods. Eventually the breakthrough bleeding became so difficult to manage that I gave up and stopped taking it.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Neutral - no change
Weight
No change
Periods
Spotting / light bleeding between periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

High blood pressure

Back pain

Tender breasts

Vaginal dryness

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

Impact after using

Mood
N/A
Weight
N/A
Periods
N/A
Sex drive
N/A

No effects

No effects

No effects

Experience after taking

N/A

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