20/08/2019

Rigevidon

Combined pill

1/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
6 - 12 months
Had children
No
Height
5'7"/170cm
Weight
85kg - 90kg / 13st 5lb - 14st 2lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

This is truly the worst thing I’ve ever done to myself. I’ve always had lower moods, but while taking this pill, I started getting very anxious, which snowballed to the point where I was having panic attacks every time I left the house, constantly feeling sick and sweaty, and ended up developing agoraphobia. I’m certain this is due to taking Rigevidon, because my panic attacks started off beginning while I was feeling nauseous all the time; and when I stopped taking it the side effects did lessen, although I ended up having to take anti-depressants because of the damage it had done to my mental health.

Impact whilst taking

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

Side effects whilst taking

Migraines

Aura symptoms

Dizziness

Headaches

Increased sweating

Nausea or vomiting

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

Impact after using

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

Dizziness

Aura symptoms

Migraines

Headaches

Increased sweating

Nausea or vomiting

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

Experience after taking

My mental health was so bad after using this contraception that it took me over a year to recover.

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