Marvelon pill and discomfort wearing contact lenses

How our community feel they have been impacted by discomfort wearing contact lenses on marvelon pill

Data is taken from self reported Lowdown user reviews

None or not sure

94%

A bit

4%

Quite a bit

1%

A great deal

1%

Out of the 78 reviews for marvelon pill, 5 people (6%) reported discomfort wearing contact lenses.

Reviewers that reported discomfort wearing contact lenses as a side effect

Data is taken from self reported Lowdown user reviews

Used for 12 - 18 mo
27 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  8th Nov 21

At first it's was good for the first 8/10 months of using this pill. After the first year I noticed a dramatic difference in my mood and down there being sore quite often. Had cystitis twice and thrush was a pain to get rid of. Currently still taking it but I want to stop using this as it's done me no favours.

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Somewhat negative mood

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Used for 3 - 5 yr
Lowdown user
🇬🇧 UK
  •  18th Feb 21

Experienced discomfort wearing contract lenses after switching to this pill. Optician hadn't heard of this side effect but it's right there on the pill packet. Came off it when my doctor told me this brand has gone out of fashion.


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Used for 1 - 3 mo
Lowdown user
🇬🇧 UK
  •  13th Sep 20

My third pill brand I'm trying. The first two were Rigevidon and Gedarel 20/150. I switched from Gedarel to Marvelon at my own request, because it seems to be better received due to its unique filler ingredient composition, and I was also getting spotting due to the low estrogen content. It definitely doesn't make me depressed like Rigevidon did, but there's a lot of issues, however subtle they are. I've done extensive research and read papers. This summarises it well: https://ideas.ted.com/how-the-birth-control-pill-affects-your-mood/ Every brand of the pill will affect your brain neurochemistry and adrenal glands/ stress response. For me, this one makes me irritable and mad at every little thing. It's like being permanently on PMS rage. I will absolutely call everyone an idiot, get mad at people around me for simply breathing in the wrong way, and start arguments over everything. I literally turn into Gordon Ramsay, if he had PMS...


Somewhat negative mood

1 more effect

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Marvelon pill common side effects

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53% of marvelon pill reviewers reported vaginal discharge

47% of marvelon pill reviewers reported breast enlargement

46% of marvelon pill reviewers reported period like cramps

42% of marvelon pill reviewers reported tender breasts

39% of marvelon pill reviewers reported vaginal dryness


Possible marvelon pill side effects

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