Does loestrin 20 pill cause breast enlargement?

How our community feel they have been impacted by breast enlargement on loestrin 20 pill

Data is taken from self reported Lowdown user reviews

None or not sure

54%

A bit

21%

Quite a bit

19%

A lot

5%

A great deal

2%

Out of the 43 reviews for loestrin 20 pill, 0 people (0%) reported breast enlargement.

Reviewers that reported breast enlargement as a side effect

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Used for 12 - 18 mo
28 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  22nd Jan 22

I used a pill with the lowest hormones available, but I hated taking it because it as difficult to take at the exact same time every day and I felt that it was having some side effects on my mood/weight. I only started taking the pill because I was unaware of other options available to me and had heard anecdotally that IUDs were painful. However, I switched to a hormonal IUD (Mirena) about 6 years ago and have had a much more positive experience. I initially switched when Trump got elected because I was worried about what his administration would do to women's healthcare access, and an IUD seemed like the best, most permanent option available to me. It was not as painful as I thought to have inserted (but everyone is different!) and I still get my periods every month, which I don't mind. It has not impacted my mood/weight the same way that the pill did.

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Somewhat negative mood

1 more effect

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Used for 8+ yr
Lowdown user
🇬🇧 UK
  •  18th Feb 21

Really liked this pill and really disappointed it was discontinued. It was a brilliant pill - good contraceptive cover and minimal side effects


Somewhat negative mood

1 more effect

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Used for 18 mo - 3 yr
Lowdown user
🇬🇧 UK
  •  22nd Nov 20

I didn’t mind this pill and would have kept using it if it was still being manufactured. My spots were much worse at first but got better after 6 months or so and it completely eradicated my back acne. I did have spotting in between periods sometimes, and for a period of about 8 months had spotting every time after sex. I did gain about a stone of weight on this pill after struggling to put on weight on my previous pill (ovranette) which was the biggest downside. My boobs also grew probably a cup size. Almost complete loss of sex drive though, but I generally didn’t have an issue with mood on this one.


Decreased sex drive

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Loestrin 20 pill common side effects

Data is taken from self reported Lowdown user reviews

47% of loestrin 20 pill reviewers reported breast enlargement

47% of loestrin 20 pill reviewers reported tender breasts

35% of loestrin 20 pill reviewers reported vaginal discharge

28% of loestrin 20 pill reviewers reported vaginal dryness

28% of loestrin 20 pill reviewers reported period like cramps


Possible loestrin 20 pill side effects

Data is taken from self reported Lowdown user reviews

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