05/07/2021

Microgynon 30

Combined pill

1/5

About the reviewer

Age
26-30
Time used
18 months - 3 years
Had children
No
Height
5'10"/177.5cm
Weight
90kg - 95kg / 14st 2lb - 14st 13lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

Experienced nausea quite quickly. It eased after a few months but then after 18 months of using it cane back worse (as well as weight gain and stomach pain) and was what made me stop taking it. Periods were lighter though.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Very negatively
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
Lighter periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

Dizziness

Increased sweating

Nausea or vomiting

High blood pressure

Enlarged breasts

Thrush

Vaginal dryness

Impact after using

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

Migraines

Aura symptoms

Tender breasts

No effects

Experience after taking

Period returned with normal timing. Nausea improved. Weight gain is slowly reducing.

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