04/07/2021

Microgynon 30

Combined pill

2/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
18 months - 3 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 fine for the first year or so of using the pill but then I began vomiting after taking it some times. And I also had a significant increase in the amount and pain of headaches and migraines.

Impact whilst taking

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

Side effects whilst taking

Migraines

Headaches

Dizziness

Nausea or vomiting

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

Impact after using

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

Migraines

Headaches

Dizziness

Spots or acne

Nausea or vomiting

Back pain

Tender breasts

Womb cramps

Experience after taking

I feel much better now I’m on a mini pill and haven’t had the trouble with headaches I was previously having on the combined pill

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