Does eloine pill cause thrush?

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Out of the 36 reviews for eloine pill, 0 people (0%) reported thrush.

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Used for 6 - 12 mo
24 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  31st Mar 23

  •  Stopped using

I suffer from PMDD which has become worse in recent years so decided to try the combined pill again to manage this as this is the only thing that has helped in the past (the mini-pill made things 1000x worse). After extensive research in the better options for those with PMS and PMDD I decided to try eloine, due to the lower oestrogen in comparison to other combined pills, and anti-androgenic properties. When I first started taking this pill, I noticed good improvements in terms of less body hair growth, acne reduced and controlled the horrific mood swings and depression I used to get in the 2 weeks leading up to my period due. My breasts were tender and enlarged for the first couple of months which soon settled. In the first few months I had recurring thrush which was difficult to control, however this since settled. Had night sweats since starting which dis not settle, however I could live with this. Breakthrough bleeding happened most months, especially when starting a new strip without taking a break (recommended for PMDD) Been having major issues with eloine for the past couple of months however, now stopped taking to see if symptoms improve. My sex drive was poor since starting, however it got to the point where it was non-existant. The breakthrough bleeding and bleeding after finishing a strip had become unbearable- much heavier bleeding in comparison to having normal periods prior to contraception, and cramps were much worse. The bleeding would be very heavy for up to 4 days before settling and becoming lighter in comparison to the 2 days it would last with a normal period. I would also pass large clots at times which were quite alarming. It had got the the point where I have become anaemic and decided to draw the line here and stop taking. My mood had also become much worse in terms of irritability and depression. Although this pill was useful in terms of reducing and slowing growth of body hair, it has had a negative effect on my head hair. I have always had very thick hair however since starting eloine I started losing a great deal of hair, and it is now noticeably thinner which has devastated me (granted, the anaemia probably isn't helping this matter although hair loss has been ongoing since starting the pill). It's a shame as the positive effects of eloine outweighed the negatives when I first started to take it, I don't know why it's only started to affect me so badly in the past couple of months. If any of my friends or family considered starting eloine, I would tell them it was great in the short term but take caution if considering it for the long term. However, I only have my own experience to go off, and it could be great for others in the long term.

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Used for 18 mo - 3 yr
26 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  20th Apr 22

  •  Stopped using

This is same as Yaz, overall pretty good experience but breakthrough bleeding led me to switch to Yasmin for better control of that. No PMS/PMDD, skin improved. Felt slightly more prone to stress on this but it beats feeling horrible 1-2 weeks every month. I'm naturally very horny so this brought that down just a little bit, but less than Yasmin which has same ingredients but stronger. Might return to this pill bc it's a good deal for me personally.

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Used for 18 mo - 3 yr
25 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  3rd Dec 21

  •  Stopped using

My first year on this pill was great. Totally cleared up my acne which along with birth control was the main reason I seleted this pill. Then the second year I was hit with the most horrific migraines on a daily basis to the point I couldn't open my eyes plus constant constipation. I was told several times over the year that this wouldn't be connected to Eoline then eventually I had exhausted every other option so decided to stop it and see what happened. My acne came back worse than every for around 6 months however then cleared naturally and no more migraines or constipation issues at all! Only problem I have now is my period has never returned to normal (I have been off Eoline for 10 months so far). I had a completely normal cycle before starting Eoline but since stopping have only had 2 periods and a lot of irregular spotting, my GP has now advised I likely have post pill syndrome which there is no cure for. GPs really should advise people of ALL possible side effects from contraceptive pills not just the most common. I wouldn't recommend any hormonal contraception to anyone!

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Eloine pill common side effects

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56% of eloine pill reviewers reported tender breasts

53% of eloine pill reviewers reported period like cramps

39% of eloine pill reviewers reported vaginal dryness

39% of eloine pill reviewers reported breast enlargement

39% of eloine pill reviewers reported headaches

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