20/08/2019

Rigevidon

Combined pill

1/5

About the reviewer

Age
36-40
Time used
1 - 3 months
Had children
Yes
Height
5'5"/165cm
Weight
60kg - 65kg / 9st 6lb - 10st 3lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

I felt so awful on this pill. I have heavy and periods and continuous bleeding since my periods returned after my second baby, and so was switched from a POP to this. I gained 7 pounds in a month and had terrible water retention and cried all the time. It was like having the day before your period every day, all I wanted to do was cry and eat chocolate. I would not recommend this pill to anyone and since switching to yasmin have felt amazing. My advice would be if you react badly to it, get a medical opinion immediately, as I should have come off it weeks before I did.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Very negatively
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
Lighter periods
Sex drive
No change

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

Enlarged breasts

Nausea or vomiting

Tender breasts

Issues wearing contact lenses

No effects

Impact after using

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

No effects

No effects

No effects

Experience after taking

Within 2 weeks I started to feel like myself again. The water retention and nausea stopped within a few days, my appetite went back to normal, my weight started to go down and most importantly I didn’t feel like weeping constantly. Within a month I felt brilliant and totally back to normal.

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