Does gedarel 20/150 pill cause tender breasts?

How our community feel they have been impacted by tender breasts on gedarel 20/150 pill

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Out of the 126 reviews for gedarel 20/150 pill, 0 people (0%) reported tender breasts.

Reviewers that reported tender breasts as a side effect

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Used for 8+ yr
28 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  3 weeks ago

  •  Still using

I had terrible experiences (bouts of acne) around age 17/18 with higher dose pills like Yasmin. Eventually settled on Marvelon and was put onto Gedarel (higher dosage) when there were stock issues. After 2 years I moved to the lower dose of Gedarel, and had a relatively positive experience with it for around 5 years but things have worsened recently. Side effects have been; spots around chin around end of pill pack, some spotting when taking back-to-back, lower sex-drive. More significant side-effects have been water-retention/weight gain and boob size increase. I am now thinking about coming off Gedarel as I have noticed the side effects have become more dramatic and all other things are equal - my boobs change massively in size throughout the course of a pack of pills, they are tender, and my weight is also massively fluctuating (I assume from water retention - between 55 - 60kg within the month). I am very active and generally healthy, if anything I am less stressed and have a healthier lifestyle now than I did a few years ago, yet the frequent changes to my body are making me feel uncomfortable in my own skin.

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Used for 18 mo - 3 yr
27 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  26th Sep 23

  •  Still using

The pill is overall effective in preventing pregnancy, however, in the two years I have been using it, I have been experiencing spotting and unexplained bleeding intermittently. It doesn't happen every single month but is very unpredictable and inconvenient. I would not recommend this if you are after something which gives you regular, consistent periods.


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Used for 12 - 18 mo
20 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  24th Aug 23

  •  Still using

It took a couple of months for initial symptoms to improve after beginning this pill, and I have taken it continuously for all except the first cycle. The first cycle was a disaster, I cried for 48 hours of the pill break, and haven't taken one since! No spotting since then, and I've noticed some weight gain and hair loss but nothing drastic.


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Gedarel 20/150 pill common side effects

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68% of gedarel 20/150 pill reviewers reported tender breasts

59% of gedarel 20/150 pill reviewers reported period like cramps

53% of gedarel 20/150 pill reviewers reported breast enlargement

50% of gedarel 20/150 pill reviewers reported lower back pain

48% of gedarel 20/150 pill reviewers reported vaginal discharge


Possible gedarel 20/150 pill side effects

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