05/03/2021

Mercilon

Combined pill

4/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
5 - 8 years
Had children
No
Height
5'7"/170cm
Weight
55kg - 60kg / 8st 9lb - 9st 6lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

I’ve been on this since I was a teenager and think of it as ol’ reliable. It’s been good for my skin, hasn’t changed my mood and has made periods a breeze. I do experience vaginal dryness, though. In combination with the reduced sex drive it causes, it can be quite frustrating!

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Somewhat positively
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
Lighter periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

Dizziness

Better skin

Latex allergy

Enlarged breasts

Dark body hair

Thrush

Vaginal discharge

Vaginal dryness

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