Does patch cause period like cramps?

How our community feel they have been impacted by period like cramps on patch

Data is taken from self reported Lowdown user reviews

None or not sure

60%

A bit

22%

Quite a bit

11%

A lot

4%

A great deal

3%

Out of the 94 reviews for patch, 0 people (0%) reported period like cramps.

Reviewers that reported period like cramps as a side effect

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

  •  Still using

I’ve been using the evra patch for around 7 months now and love it! My mood has drastically improved and feel so much happier day to day. At first I noticed light nausea in the evenings, but this wore off over time. In the first 3 months I noticed a light rash around my chin and cheeks that would wear off on my patch free week then come back but that had since disappeared. I don’t think I’ve put on weight since starting however I have noticed an increase in cup size. My periods have been lighter, shorter and so regular. It’s so practical and very discreet, could not recommend enough!

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Used for 6 - 12 mo
16 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  28th Jan 24

  •  Stopped using

Honestly, it wasn’t bad while I was on it, I had pretty bad pain during periods but day-to-day felt pretty normal. Only after I came off of it did I realise I had gained over 10kgs and could literally feel my mental health improve within weeks.


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Used for 3 - 6 mo
36 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  20th Jan 24

  •  Stopped using

I liked the idea of using the evra patch and it definitely improved my skin but it just wasn't for me ultimately. I had severe nausea/vomiting for the first three months. This gradually got better but I still experienced nausea occasionally. Period like cramps were very bad at first but eased. I had to stop using as I experienced two incidents of visual disturbance that caused concern.


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Patch common side effects

Data is taken from self reported Lowdown user reviews

48% of patch reviewers reported breast enlargement

48% of patch reviewers reported tender breasts

40% of patch reviewers reported period like cramps

35% of patch reviewers reported nausea or vomiting

33% of patch reviewers reported vaginal discharge


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Data is taken from self reported Lowdown user reviews

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