18/11/2019

Yasmin

Combined pill

2/5

About the reviewer

Age
36-40
Time used
8+ years
Had children
Yes
Height
5'10"/177.5cm
Weight
65kg - 70kg / 10st 3lb - 11st 0lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

It is a great pill for not getting pregnant. But with a low mood, grumpy and low sex drive, you don’t feel like sex much to get pregnant any way. Really wish men would contribute to contraception and share the burden. They have most if the fun anyway.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Somewhat negatively
Weight
I don’t know / can’t tell
Periods
Spotting / light bleeding between periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

Migraines

Headaches

Dizziness

High blood pressure

Latex allergy

Increased sweating

Nausea or vomiting

Vaginal dryness

Thrush

Womb cramps

Impact after using

Mood
Somewhat positively
Weight
I lost weight
Periods
6 - 12 months
Sex drive
Increased sex drive

No effects

Latex allergy

No effects

Experience after taking

I feel normal again with a much happier overall mood.

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