Does progestogen-only / Mini pill cause migraine with aura?

How our community feel they have been impacted by migraine with aura on progestogen-only / Mini pill

Data is taken from self reported Lowdown user reviews

None or not sure

96%

A bit

2%

Quite a bit

1%

A great deal

1%

A lot

1%

Out of the 1236 reviews for progestogen-only / Mini pill, 0 people (0%) reported migraine with aura.

Reviewers that reported migraine with aura as a side effect

Data is taken from self reported Lowdown user reviews

Used for 3 - 6 mo
Lowdown user
🇬🇧 UK
  •  20th Feb 24

  •  Stopped using

For me personally this contraceptive method didn’t suit me. The side effects became too much that I didn’t want to take the pill anymore.

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Top side effects not reported

0 helpful

0 comments

Used for 12 - 18 mo
31 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  18th Jan 24

  •  Still using

I have had no good experience with this pill. I have. Period every 1 to 2 weeks extremely heavy and clot filled, causing me to not be able to go about normal everyday life. I cant plan for anything. I am losing milk as I'm breastfeeding. Overall this medicine has made my overall quality of life horrible. I'm always weak nauseous bloated in the bathroom as this pill is causing a period more so often than less. I have had 27 period in the past year. Please help


Top side effects not reported

0 helpful

0 comments

Used for 1 - 3 mo
23 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  6th Nov 23

  •  Still using

I had to switch from my combined pill due to risk of breast cancer and stroke. I loved my previous pill but this one I've had such negative experiences, so anxious and depressed and angry, as well as random bleeding and making my work and home life difficult to cope with. I will not be taking this pill beyond the 3 months prescribed


Top side effects not reported

1 helpful

0 comments

Progestogen-only / Mini pill common side effects

Data is taken from self reported Lowdown user reviews

52% of progestogen-only / Mini pill reviewers reported tender breasts

47% of progestogen-only / Mini pill reviewers reported period like cramps

45% of progestogen-only / Mini pill reviewers reported vaginal discharge

41% of progestogen-only / Mini pill reviewers reported breast enlargement

39% of progestogen-only / Mini pill reviewers reported vaginal dryness


Possible progestogen-only / Mini pill side effects

Data is taken from self reported Lowdown user reviews

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