19/06/2019

Rigevidon

Combined pill

2/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
3 - 5 years
Had children
Yes
Height
5'/152.5cm
Weight
50kg - 55kg / 7st 12lb - 8st 9lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

I started the pill at 14 (I different pill) and came off the pill at 18 to try for my daughter with my now husband, after I had her I went back on the pill (encouraged to go back on the pill when she was 3 weeks but no sex until she was 10 weeks), I was put on rigividon and lost all interest in sex, I thought it was down to having a baby until I came back off the pill 3 years later to try for another baby, a week after coming off the pill, I suddenly started wanting sex all the time and was enjoying it again for the first time in 3 years. Although I had no other side affects, I think suddenly hating sex and seeing it as a chore, especially when you’re getting married and have the stress of a young child, is a horrible side affect. As an add on, I’m breastfeeding my youngest and can only take the mini-pill, the one I’m on is called desogestrel, this pill had made me got from periods lasting 4 days to periods lasting around 12 days, stopping for week, then starting again for around a week

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Neutral - no change
Weight
No change
Periods
No change
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

No effects

No effects

Impact after using

Mood
Somewhat positively
Weight
No change
Periods
1 month
Sex drive
Increased sex drive

No effects

No effects

No effects

Experience after taking

My sex life definitely got a million times better. After three years of despising sex, it was great to really enjoy it again, just wish I figured out earlier it was the pill causing it

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