15/08/2021

Microgynon 30

Combined pill

1/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
1 - 3 months
Had children
No
Height
-
Weight
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

I never had side effects this bad on contraception before. After a couple of days of taking it, I had this extreme pain in my left hand. For the entire month, my hand would regularly swell up, and I couldn’t use it. The same thing happened with both my ankles. I’ve seen heavily pregnant women with less water retention than what I had. As soon as I stopped taking it, both my hand and my ankles went back to normal immediately. Will not be using it again.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Very negatively
Weight
I don’t know / can’t tell
Periods
No change
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Spots or acne

Increased body hair

Enlarged breasts

No effects

Impact after using

Mood
N/A
Weight
N/A
Periods
N/A
Sex drive
N/A

No effects

No effects

No effects

Experience after taking

N/A

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