Does cilest pill cause cystitis?

How our community feel they have been impacted by cystitis on cilest pill

Data is taken from self reported Lowdown user reviews

None or not sure

80%

A bit

10%

A lot

5%

Quite a bit

3%

A great deal

3%

Out of the 78 reviews for cilest pill, 0 people (0%) reported cystitis.

Reviewers that reported cystitis as a side effect

Data is taken from self reported Lowdown user reviews

Used for 5 - 8 yr
28 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  17th Jul 23

I've been using this pill since I was 17. I took a break for a progesterone only implant for a year which didn't work for me so I've moved back to cilest. This has worked as well as contraception can I think. Minimal side effects while my acne is much better. I take it until I break through bleed (about 10 weeks) to keep my endometriosis and adenomyosis at bay. It does the best any treatment at the moment can. I would note I have previously been told by my NHS GP that Cilest has been discontinued. At the advice of a pharmacist this isn't true, it's just simply more expensive than other pills so I have been able to continue using this pill.

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Improved skin

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Used for 6 - 12 mo
25 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  20th Jun 23

I began to get thrush very badly to the point the itching was excruciating. I would then get water infections which twice led to developing kidney infections. Before this pill I had only ever had cystitis and thrush once or twice and they weren't that bad and would go away quickly. On this pill, I was in a constant state of having thrush, a water infection, both. It was horrendous to the point I could barely leave the house. Nothing worked to treat it until I found Optibac probiotics for women which would keep them at bay somewhat but the only thing that really helped was stopping taking this pill and taking these probiotics. I cannot explain the impact this had on my life and the pain caused by having these conditions chronically.


Top side effects not reported

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Used for 3 - 5 yr
Lowdown user
🇬🇧 UK
  •  7th Oct 21

N/a


Decreased sex drive

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Cilest pill common side effects

Data is taken from self reported Lowdown user reviews

51% of cilest pill reviewers reported vaginal discharge

50% of cilest pill reviewers reported tender breasts

47% of cilest pill reviewers reported breast enlargement

37% of cilest pill reviewers reported period like cramps

33% of cilest pill reviewers reported thrush


Possible cilest pill side effects

Data is taken from self reported Lowdown user reviews

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