23/06/2021

Microgynon 30

Combined pill

3/5

About the reviewer

Age
26-30
Time used
6 - 12 months
Had children
No
Height
5'2"/157.5cm
Weight
55kg - 60kg / 8st 9lb - 9st 6lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

I was put on Microgynon and originally liked it – my periods were regular pretty much down to the day. But after my pill free week, I would get low mood which affected me for a couple days, and started to get aura (no headache), therefore switched to a POP instead.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Somewhat negatively
Weight
I don’t know / can’t tell
Periods
No change
Sex drive
I don’t know / can’t tell

Side effects whilst taking

Aura symptoms

Headaches

Spots or acne

Nausea or vomiting

Back pain

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

Impact after using

Mood
Somewhat positively
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

No effects

Better skin

Vaginal dryness

Experience after taking

I was moved straight onto the POP, where my aura didn’t come back.

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