Does cilique pill cause vaginal dryness?

How our community feel they have been impacted by vaginal dryness on cilique pill

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Out of the 51 reviews for cilique pill, 0 people (0%) reported vaginal dryness.

Reviewers that reported vaginal dryness as a side effect

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Used for 18 mo - 3 yr
21 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  2nd Aug 23

  •  Still using

Experienced quite low moods and can often lash out sporadically for sometimes no reason. Also decreased my libido and increased the amount of vaginal discharge i experience making things unpleasant. I often suffer with infections down there but cannot say it is definitely this pill, but acne has gone a bit better and it does do what it’s supposed to

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Used for 3 - 5 yr
21 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  8th Jun 23

  •  Still using

I started out on the combined pill cilest about 7 - 8 years ago for acne. I was then changed during covid to cilique due to cilest no longer being available and was told it was exactly the same ingredients? I’ve been on the pill for my whole adolescence/ early adulthood so I don’t know what my sex drive was like prior to the pill and I struggle to remember what my mood was like prior. I have endometriosis and have been advised to have the coil or stay on the pill. This pill helps me limit the amount of periods I have a year I take 2 packets then a 4 day break continuously. My breakthrough bleeds and still heavy and very painful due to my endometriosis but I dread to think what they would be like without the pill. I do suffer with a lot of headaches, breast tenderness and random cramping pains (however this could be endometriosis). I do often experience episodes of extreme anxiety/ low mood when I am at the end of the second pill packet and it lasts around a week and happens at the same time each 2 monthly cycle. The pill has also improved my acne as this was terrible prior to the pill. Overall, I’m happy with this pill as it outweighs the effects of endometriosis without the pill however if I didn’t have endometriosis I would look at coming off contraception.

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Used for 6 - 12 mo
28 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  10th May 23

  •  Stopped using

I tried this pill after taking Microgynon for 9 years. For the first few months my breasts were much bigger and more tender. I tried the tricycling method but found I was spotting a lot throughout the 3rd pill strip so switched to 2 strips back to back, but still experienced a bit of spotting in the week before the pill break. Every time I started taking it again after the 7 day break, I was very very nauseous. At the start this lasted for a few days but as time went on, the nauseousness lasted for longer and longer. My sex drive was really low on this pill and I was experiencing vaginal dryness too which definitely didn't help. My mood was TERRIBLE on this pill. I switched from Microgynon because of mood swings, but Cilique just left me with a permanently low mood. It started to feel like depression - I had no motivation to do anything, I didn't feel excitement for anything, I felt myself wishing I could just stop existing at times (not suicidal but just feeling like there was no point in sitting around being miserable). I have my wedding coming up in about a month and I just had to switch pills because I couldn't even look forward to it. After switching to a different pill the low mood immediately lifted thankfully. I didn't gain weight but I definitely didn't look as slim as I normally do - I suspect it was maybe water retention as I just looked a bit puffier.

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Cilique pill common side effects

Data is taken from self reported Lowdown user reviews

69% of cilique pill reviewers reported tender breasts

61% of cilique pill reviewers reported breast enlargement

55% of cilique pill reviewers reported period like cramps

51% of cilique pill reviewers reported vaginal discharge

45% of cilique pill reviewers reported nausea or vomiting

Possible cilique pill side effects

Data is taken from self reported Lowdown user reviews

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