26/10/2019

Microgynon 30/75

Combined pill

2/5

About the reviewer

Age
26-30
Time used
8+ years
Had children
No
Height
5'4"/162.5cm
Weight
60kg - 65kg / 9st 6lb - 10st 3lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

I was on and off the combined pill for 10 years, mainly Microgynon but once I was on Yasmin. I didn’t have any physical side effects, but mentally I was in an angry, depressed fog whenever I was on it. I felt like an emotionless robot. It wasn’t until I came off finally that I realised I wasn’t a horrible person and that actually I hadn’t emotions and feelings like a normal person.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Very negatively
Weight
No change
Periods
No change
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

No effects

No effects

Impact after using

Mood
Very positively
Weight
No change
Periods
12-18 months
Sex drive
Increased sex drive

No effects

Enlarged breasts

Tender breasts

Vaginal dryness

Experience after taking

I regained my confidence, and my sex drive! The irony of using the pill to prevent pregnancy meant I had no interest in sex whilst on it.

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