01/04/2021

Rigevidon

Combined pill

2/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
12 - 18 months
Had children
No
Height
5'8"/172.5cm
Weight
55kg - 60kg / 8st 9lb - 9st 6lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

Rigevidon made the physical symptoms of my anxiety significantly worse. I experienced more panic attacks, shaking, racing heart rate, chest pains, etc. My anxious thoughts weren’t particularly affected, but the physiological response to them was immense. The only real benefits I experienced from this pill were lighter (painless) periods and a reduction in my acne. I was protected against pregnancy, but my libido was almost non-existent anyway so it didn’t even matter.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Very negatively
Weight
No change
Periods
Lighter periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Tender breasts

Better skin

Enlarged breasts

Vaginal dryness

Impact after using

Mood
Somewhat positively
Weight
No change
Periods
6 - 12 months
Sex drive
I don’t know / can’t tell

No effects

Dark body hair

Increased body hair

Spots or acne

Vaginal discharge

Experience after taking

I have been off rigevidon for 3 months and my cycle has still not returned to ‘normal’. At the moment I’m getting two periods a month, and it’s something I’m working with my GP to fix. Hopefully my body will eventually begin to regulate soon.

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