20/08/2019

Microgynon 30/75

Combined pill

1/5

About the reviewer

Age
26-30
Time used
3 - 5 years
Had children
No
Height
5'2"/157.5cm
Weight
50kg - 55kg / 7st 12lb - 8st 9lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

I would have awful mood swings that I could not control. I struggled to concentrate for like 2 weeks a month. I became bloated and gained weight. I lacked energy and motivation.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Very negatively
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
Lighter periods
Sex drive
No change

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

Dizziness

Dark body hair

Increased body hair

High blood pressure

Enlarged breasts

Spots or acne

Nausea or vomiting

Vaginal discharge

Thrush

Womb cramps

Impact after using

Mood
I don’t know / can’t tell
Weight
I don’t know / can’t tell
Periods
I don’t know/can’t tell
Sex drive
I don’t know / can’t tell

Headaches

Dizziness

Enlarged breasts

Nausea or vomiting

Back pain

Tender breasts

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

Experience after taking

I switched to another combined pill straight away so its hard to tell what changed but my mood is very slighlty improved.

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