Patch and increased sex drive

How our community feel patch has affected their sex drive

Data is taken from self reported Lowdown user reviews

No change

51%

Don't know

18%

Out of the 97 reviews for patch, 13 people (13%) reported increased sex drive.

Reviewers that reported increased sex drive as a side effect

Data is taken from self reported Lowdown user reviews

Used for 6 - 12 mo
22 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  5th Jun 24

This has been the best contraception I've ever used. I have had no side effects and would recommend this to anyone who struggles with the pill or with typically reacts poorly to oestrogen.

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Improved skin

1 more effect

0 helpful

0 comments

Used for 6 - 12 mo
44 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  22nd May 24

I have noticed I am feeling a lot hotter than normal and my vigina has become dry. I was becoming worried


Somewhat negative mood

2 more effects

0 helpful

0 comments

Used for 18 mo - 3 yr
19 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  7th May 24

Really great, massively better than the pill which I was on before. Doesn't massively effect my mood. Gives me a bit of skin irritation where the patch is but that is easily resolved by moving it each use. Very easy to use too, I only have to think about it once a week!


Increased sex drive

1 more effect

0 helpful

0 comments

Patch common side effects

Data is taken from self reported Lowdown user reviews

49% of patch reviewers reported breast enlargement

46% of patch reviewers reported tender breasts

39% of patch reviewers reported period like cramps

34% of patch reviewers reported nausea or vomiting

33% of patch reviewers reported vaginal discharge


Possible patch side effects

Data is taken from self reported Lowdown user reviews

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