12/06/2020

Rigevidon

Combined pill

2/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
18 months - 3 years
Had children
No
Height
5'5"/165cm
Weight
55kg - 60kg / 8st 9lb - 9st 6lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

Fine for the first 18 months except for increased blood pressure. Then I began to get a pins and needles/numbness sensation in my feet, arms, legs and hands. At first it only happened if I’d been lying down or sitting down for a long time but then, after a few months, it became almost constant. After a few months of this constant pain and discomfort I stopped taking it. I felt back to normal again after a couple of weeks.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Somewhat negatively
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
Lighter periods
Sex drive
I don’t know / can’t tell

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

Dizziness

High blood pressure

Back pain

Enlarged breasts

Tender breasts

Womb cramps

Impact after using

Mood
Somewhat positively
Weight
I lost weight
Periods
3-6 months
Sex drive
Increased sex drive

No effects

Better skin

High blood pressure

Womb cramps

Experience after taking

All the negative side effects stopped and I felt so much better physically and mentally. I the weight that I had gained when I was on the pill and I felt a lot more energised. The only downside was that my periods returned to being irregular like they were before I went on the pill.

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