24/06/2021

Microgynon 30

Combined pill

2/5

About the reviewer

Age
26-30
Time used
12 - 18 months
Had children
No
Height
5'7"/170cm
Weight
60kg - 65kg / 9st 6lb - 10st 3lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

In terms of managing periods, it was great. Mood wise, I just couldn’t control my emotions – felt extremely down, tearless, unable to cope with the normal occurrences of life! This impact on my mood and how irrational I seemed to be was ultimately why I stopped it.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Very negatively
Weight
I don’t know / can’t tell
Periods
Stopped periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Enlarged breasts

Tender breasts

Thrush

Vaginal dryness

Impact after using

Mood
Very positively
Weight
I don’t know / can’t tell
Periods
2 months
Sex drive
Increased sex drive

No effects

No effects

No effects

Experience after taking

Just felt like me again! My normal, heavier periods came back pretty quickly, my mood became much more positive

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