08/10/2019

Yasmin

Combined pill

2/5

About the reviewer

Age
26-30
Time used
6 - 12 months
Had children
Yes
Height
5'10"/177.5cm
Weight
60kg - 65kg / 9st 6lb - 10st 3lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

I found this very disagreeable to me. I gained weight, had mood swings and my breasts grew a number of cup sizes and were incredibly tender. This was the last pill attempt after a few for me before I moved away from hormone contraceptives. None appeared to agree with me.

Impact whilst taking

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

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

Enlarged breasts

Tender breasts

Spots or acne

Vaginal discharge

Impact after using

Mood
Very positively
Weight
I lost weight
Periods
3-6 months
Sex drive
No change

No effects

Enlarged breasts

Spots or acne

Tender breasts

No effects

Experience after taking

It took a long time for my breast tenderness and enlargement to go back to normal (but I had been on various other pills before trying this as my last attempt). My mood immediately improved though .

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