Does cerelle pill cause body hair getting darker?

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Out of the 304 reviews for cerelle pill, 0 people (0%) reported body hair getting darker.

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Used for 1 - 3 mo
45 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  11th Aug 23

  •  Still using

I wanted to leave a review for other 45+ women just starting with progesterone only mini pill. My friends recommended it as it had stopped their periods immediately. I fell into the other category and bled\spotted almost continuously for two months. There is no warning that your period will start so I would recommend carrying protection all the time. The blood is brown and stringy or watery red but not heavy and can be managed with a panty liner. My mood improved and I found I was coping with situations more rationally. I spoke to other women on cerelle who told me to persevere and the spotting is definitely getting less frequent. My GP has finally given me an appointment for the Mirena Coil to be fitted next week, I have waited 10 months for this and I am now worried that I will go back to the beginning of the bleeding. Oh its really c**p being a woman!

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Used for 1 - 3 mo
17 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  14th Jul 23

  •  Stopped using

Went on this after the combined pill, improved mental health, brought my sex drive back, and stopped impulsive eating- but gave me a 19 day period and spotting that lasted even after I switched back to the combined pill, including vaginal itching in the first days of my period (internal thrush-like)

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Used for 12 - 18 mo
39 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  18th Dec 22

  •  Still using

Recommended by Gynae for suspected endo (severe bowel pain during period). Note: if you are over 14st one pill may not be strong enough. When I started with just 1 I bled constantly. So I agreed with my Dr and took two pills and this worked better for me. Pros: stopped period completely. Cons: no sex drive at all, loss of attraction to husband, detached, low mood, massive weight gain, depression, hair loss, itchy scalp. Just coming off it today as I feel like I’m at the mercy of fake hormones.

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Cerelle pill common side effects

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51% of cerelle pill reviewers reported tender breasts

47% of cerelle pill reviewers reported period like cramps

46% of cerelle pill reviewers reported vaginal discharge

42% of cerelle pill reviewers reported breast enlargement

41% of cerelle pill reviewers reported lower back pain

Possible cerelle pill side effects

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