16/09/2019

Microgynon ED Tablets

Combined pill

1/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
1 - 3 months
Had children
No
Height
5'2"/157.5cm
Weight
50kg - 55kg / 7st 12lb - 8st 9lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

After a few days of taking Microgynon I began to feel very anxious. I didn’t immediately realise it was my pill until I began to notice other side effects, notably the change in my skin. I have never struggled with acne, only having an occasional spot around my period. Microgynon changed all of that! After only a week I had sore, eczema-like rashes around my mouth. My skin felt sore, dry and inflamed constantly no matter how much expensive moisturiser i slathered on. Around the same time my skin exploded, I began to get serious mood swings. I will go from laughing hysterically at absolutely nothing to sitting staring into space feeling very very low. My sex drive evaporated and the PH balance in my vagina was definitely thrown off. I stopped taking this pill two days ago and I already feel so much better, although now I have been prescribed three more sorts of medication for the state of my skin, not the situation I wanted to be in. I was under the impression the pill improved an individuals skin!

Impact whilst taking

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

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Spots or acne

Increased sweating

High blood pressure

Enlarged breasts

Nausea or vomiting

Thrush

Pelvic infection

Vaginal dryness

Cystitus

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

Impact after using

Mood
Somewhat positively
Weight
No change
Periods
1 month
Sex drive
Increased sex drive

No effects

Better skin

Spots or acne

Increased sweating

Vaginal dryness

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

Pelvic infection

Experience after taking

My skin immediately feels better but still very spotty and a general feeling of unhappiness with life!

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