07/10/2019

Rigevidon

Combined pill

2/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
3 - 5 years
Had children
No
Height
5'7"/170cm
Weight
50kg - 55kg / 7st 12lb - 8st 9lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

It affected my mood to a certain extent (though not as bad as other hormonal contraception I’d tried). I’d get ‘pill moods’ where id be quite low for no apprentice reason. When I went off it I noticed a very quick difference to my mood for the better. My periods went back to normal quite quickly but I’m still having trouble with my skin after a year despite having no issues before the pill (though I cant tell if that’s just my skin naturally and the pill was helping to surpres it). I’m very glad I off it and I wont be going back on hormonal birth control if i can help it.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Very negatively
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
Lighter periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

Tender breasts

Better skin

Enlarged breasts

Nausea or vomiting

Vaginal discharge

Vaginal dryness

Impact after using

Mood
Very positively
Weight
I lost weight
Periods
1 month
Sex drive
Increased sex drive

No effects

Spots or acne

No effects

Experience after taking

My skin got quite bad despite having no issues before. This is still ongoing after a year so I suspect it’s just my skin and the pill perhaps helped it? My mood was vastly improved and I didnt get so low for no reason. Very glad to be off it!

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