20/03/2021

Microgynon 30

Combined pill

3/5

About the reviewer

Age
26-30
Time used
1 - 3 months
Had children
No
Height
5'3"/160cm
Weight
50kg - 55kg / 7st 12lb - 8st 9lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

Was put on this after being on Rigevidon for 3.5 years (changed because I started experiencing headaches during pill-free weeks.) This is supposed to be more expensive/clear version of Rigevidon. After 1 month of using it, my period was the same, I didn’t notice any changes but I had very painful headaches maybe 4 days during pill-free week, worse than on Rigevidon. Think that 30mg of ethinylestradiol (oestrogen) is too much and the sudden oestrogen drop is apparently the main cause of headaches. Coming off it, GP has put me on a lower dosage pill.

Impact whilst taking

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

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

Increased sweating

No effects

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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