22/04/2019

Yasmin

Combined pill

1/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
3 - 6 months
Had children
No
Height
5'6"/167.5cm
Weight
60kg - 65kg / 9st 6lb - 10st 3lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

I became severely depressed and started self-harming, my body ballooned before my eyes and my moods swung wildly. My skin got even worse.

Impact whilst taking

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

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Enlarged breasts

Spots or acne

Increased sweating

No effects

Impact after using

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

No effects

Enlarged breasts

Spots or acne

Increased sweating

Tender breasts

No effects

Experience after taking

It took a very long time for my body to recover from this pill. I’m not sure it ever will. My moods and skin improved and I am now on microgynon and have had no problems. I wish more than anything I had never gone on Yasmin.

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