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Femodene pill reviews

3.3

24 reviews

Femodene is a combined pill with a standard dose of oestrogen and a progestogen called gestodene. It may be a good option to try if the 'starter' pills like Microgynon and Rigevidon or similar don't suit you.

Daily

Frequency

91% - 99+%

Effectiveness

Increased

Blood clot risk

None

Effect on fertility

Femodene pill

Femodene pill benefits

Some of the benefits that are recognised in scientific research or guidelines for this contraceptive

Acne or bad skin

Heavy periods

PMS and PMDD

PCOS symptoms

Period pain

Femodene pill ingredients

Main hormones in Femodene pill

Medium oestrogen

Less-Androgenic progestogen

Femodene pill alternatives

Contraceptives that work in similar ways, or brands that have close or exactly the same hormonal ingredients


Femodene pill FAQs

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3.3

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Used for 3 - 6 mo
17 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  12th Sep 23

  •  Stopped using

It made me very fatigued swell

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Used for 8+ yr
73 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  17th Jun 23

  •  Stopped using

I was an early user of the Pill, probably a much less refined version than the present one. It gave me great freedom from worry and saw me through to being ready to have my babies.


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0 helpful

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Used for 1 - 3 mo
28 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  1st Feb 23

  •  Still using

I’m on day 11 of taking this pill and I can’t wait until the end of the pack to stop taking it. I wanted to like it and perhaps I haven’t given it enough of a chance but my mood swings are horrendous, I feel depressed and I don’t ever feel like doing anything, the only thing I can blame is this pill. My skin is awful at the moment and since taking it I’ve had break outs all over my chin that weren’t there previously. I really wish I could see it through for a few months but when I’m feeling like this it’s almost impossible to keep it up as my mental health is in a right state. One minute I’m fine and the next I’m furious. I was given this pill to help with breakthrough bleeding and it has helped with that but weighing up the pros and cons it really isn’t worth it for me personally.


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Used for 6 - 12 mo
20 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  24th Jan 23

  •  Still using

this is the best pill I've tried! I did experience a little itching (feels like I have thrush) but it's only minor and is no where near as much as it was with other pills and after 4-6 months it seems to have disappeared. my periods are lighter and the pain is less but still painful. it is manageable though. no emotional side effects that I can notice. my skin is the same as it was when I wasn't on bc but that's okay.


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Used for 3 - 5 yr
23 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  30th Mar 22

  •  Still using

Good contraception but side affects get worse to deal with after years in my opinion. Very easy to just go along with the side affects.


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Used for 3 - 6 mo
Lowdown user
🇬🇧 UK
  •  14th Sep 21

  •  Stopped using

I was on this lol for many years. It was ok, Then I had a break and realised how much better my mood and headaches were. I had a break of around a year then started taking it again, the headaches, weight gain and mood change were very noticeable. I’m going to stop taking it and change to the mini pill.


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Used for 3 - 6 mo
Lowdown user
🇬🇧 UK
  •  5th Jul 21

  •  Stopped using

Personally this isn't an ideal contraception, but it's better than previous pills. The lesser of a few evils.


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Used for 3 - 6 mo
Lowdown user
🇬🇧 UK
  •  16th May 21

  •  Stopped using

The best pill I have been on so far! No more bleeding in between periods. Acne has cleared.


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Used for 3 - 6 mo
Lowdown user
🇬🇧 UK
  •  28th Apr 21

  •  Stopped using

Went on this pill due to the fact that I had breakthrough bleeding on Millinette and I was having symptoms of oestrogen overdose. Since then my body feels a lot better and in it’s more natural state.


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Used for 1 - 3 mo
Lowdown user
🇬🇧 UK
  •  21st Apr 21

  •  Stopped using

Have been using this pill for almost 3 months and I have decided to switch to Yasmin at the end of this packet. My chest was really sore for the first month or so but it wasn't unmanageable, I went up a few cup sizes and my periods were much lighter and I had little to no cramps! However, the bloating and persistent low mood have put me off this pill, people also said how different I had acted since being on it and I experienced mood swings quite a lot. Felt like I had permanent brain fog while taking the pills then during the 7 days without taking them I felt like a completely different person and was way more emotionally stable.


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