Does the combined pill cause migraine with aura?

How our community feel they have been impacted by migraine with aura on the combined pill

Data is taken from self reported Lowdown user reviews

None or not sure

97%

A bit

1%

Quite a bit

1%

A great deal

1%

A lot

0%

Out of the 2365 reviews for the combined pill, 0 people (0%) reported migraine with aura.

Reviewers that reported migraine with aura as a side effect

Data is taken from self reported Lowdown user reviews

Used for 12 - 18 mo
24 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  2 weeks ago

  •  Still using

I don't like being menopause at 20's

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Top side effects not reported

0 helpful

0 comments

Used for 8+ yr
35 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  9th Mar 24

  •  Stopped using

I stuck with Brevinor for years as I found the side effects manageable until I started to have migraine with aura, then the doctor moved me to the mini pill. I was put on this form of combination pill to help with acne and it did improve my skin. My periods were light and mood changes were minimal. In the end, it was hard to source this pill as Pfizer turned their attention to the COVID-19 vaccinations, so stopped manufacturing this pill, which at the time, was a shame.


Top side effects not reported

0 helpful

0 comments

Used for 1 - 3 mo
20 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  7th Mar 24

  •  Still using

I started seeing a therapist because of how depressed this pill has made me. My doctor advised I continue to take it despite this. I am on my third month and it has only got worse! I have never been depressed in my life so it’s thrown my world upsidown. I previously had an IUD which I had in for around a year, I had continuously bleeding for that entire year hence why I made the switch. Fair to say I’ll be getting on this pill as soon as I can.


Top side effects not reported

0 helpful

0 comments

Combined pill common side effects

Data is taken from self reported Lowdown user reviews

54% of the combined pill reviewers reported tender breasts

49% of the combined pill reviewers reported vaginal discharge

48% of the combined pill reviewers reported breast enlargement

45% of the combined pill reviewers reported period like cramps

40% of the combined pill reviewers reported vaginal dryness


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Data is taken from self reported Lowdown user reviews

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