31/01/2019

Microgynon 30/75

Combined pill

2/5

About the reviewer

Age
26-30
Time used
18 months - 3 years
Had children
No
Height
5'5"/165cm
Weight
55kg - 60kg / 8st 9lb - 9st 6lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

Overall I think this pill had quite a negative impact on my mood – I had bad mood swings (for the first couple of months they were at their worse) and felt pretty low whilst I was on it. It was only when I can off it I realised the impact it had.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Very negatively
Weight
I don’t know / can’t tell
Periods
Lighter periods
Sex drive
I don’t know / can’t tell

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Enlarged breasts

Tender breasts

Cystitus

Impact after using

Mood
Very positively
Weight
I don’t know / can’t tell
Periods
3-6 months
Sex drive
No change

No effects

Spots or acne

No effects

Experience after taking

After I stopped taking it, my mood was very up and down for about a month or so following, and then started to improve.

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