Millinette 30/75

Combined pill


About the reviewer

Time used
5 - 8 years
Had children
65kg - 70kg / 10st 3lb - 11st 0lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it


I was taking this pill for 8 years and came of it when I was 26 after moving in with my boyfriend and realised my mood swings and anger was so crazy. I decided to come off the pill to see if it would help improve my moods. Well…. Hello old me! Drastic mood change! I had a break for 2 years and in those 2 years I suffered every month with large ovarian cysts, non stop periods, heavy periods and extreme pelvic pain. I attended the drs ( and even got admitted to hospital with the pain. After that every month I was at my whits end phoning the Dr surgery for help. I was told the best option was to go back on OCP again. So 2 months ago desperate to sort out my extremely heavy periods and ovarian cyst pain i started OCP again… and here we are writing this review because it has affected my mood and behaviour again! To the point that on my “pill free” week I feel like normal again! This pill also gives me the WORST vaginal discharge and is extremely embarassing as i feel like I constantly have to be checking myself down there before sex ect! I never experienced this again when i came off it for 2 years! Constantly had thrush, migranes, loss of appetite but weight gain for some reason! Water retention, no sex drive, vertigo, honestly this list goes on and on. I’m now at the point were i would much rather deal with the heavy periods and pain from the ovarian cysts than deal with the pain this pill causes to your mind and soul. X

Impact whilst taking

Very negatively
I gained weight
Heavier periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking


Aura symptoms



Enlarged breasts

Tender breasts

Spots or acne

Dark body hair

Increased body hair

High blood pressure

Nausea or vomiting

Back pain


Vaginal discharge


Womb cramps

Impact after using

Very positively
I lost weight
12-18 months
Sex drive
Increased sex drive


Aura symptoms


Better skin

High blood pressure

Womb cramps

Vaginal dryness

Pelvic infection

Experience after taking

Positives – Better mood, less angry, felt like I had my personality back, no discharge, less tired and clearer mind, able to track my bodies natural mood related to a natural period and understand myself better, weight loss, Negatives – aura migranes, migranes, pelvic pain, ovarian cysts, heavy long periods (Never suffered any of these problems before taking the pill)

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