11/07/2020

Mercilon

Combined pill

2/5

About the reviewer

Age
26-30
Time used
3 - 6 months
Had children
Yes
Height
5'7"/170cm
Weight
75kg - 80kg / 11st 11lb - 12st 8lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

I got quite a bit of acne from mercilon and it made me sweat a lot, it felt uncontrollable, I struggled to manage it. The worst part was actually the breakthrough bleeding. I have regular periods, but on mercilon, I would bleed continuously until I took the break then the bleeding would let up, but start when I started my next round of pills

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Somewhat negatively
Weight
No change
Periods
Irregular periods
Sex drive
No change

Side effects whilst taking

Dizziness

Migraines

Headaches

Enlarged breasts

Increased sweating

Tender breasts

Dark body hair

Back pain

Increased body hair

Spots or acne

Womb cramps

Vaginal dryness

Vaginal discharge

Impact after using

Mood
Somewhat positively
Weight
No change
Periods
1 month
Sex drive
Increased sex drive

No effects

Better skin

Tender breasts

No effects

Experience after taking

felt a lot more grounded coming off this pill. Period was regular again too, no random bleeding/spotting

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