05/09/2019

Microgynon ED Tablets

Combined pill

1/5

About the reviewer

Age
26-30
Time used
8+ years
Had children
No
Height
5'3"/160cm
Weight
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

I was put on the pill in my teens because of heavy and painful periods. I was on it for so long that I didn’t realise the impact it was having on me until I came off it. Physically it helped as a teen but as I got older I still had pain and relatively heavy periods. I had cramps mid-cycle which I would describe as phantom ovulation pains. My mood was erratic. And my sex drive gradually reduced and it even became difficult to reach orgasm! SO NOT WORTH IT. Wish I’d come off it sooner.

Impact whilst taking

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

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

Migraines

Aura symptoms

Dizziness

Increased sweating

Back pain

Spots or acne

Nausea or vomiting

Tender breasts

Womb cramps

Thrush

Vaginal dryness

Impact after using

Mood
Very positively
Weight
I don’t know / can’t tell
Periods
3-6 months
Sex drive
Increased sex drive

Migraines

Headaches

Dizziness

Better skin

Enlarged breasts

Back pain

Nausea or vomiting

Womb cramps

Thrush

Vaginal discharge

Experience after taking

My cycle is regular on its own. My mood is more balanced and predictable. My sex drive is back!

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