Does rigevidon pill cause thrush?

How our community feel they have been impacted by thrush on rigevidon pill

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None or not sure

79%

A bit

9%

Quite a bit

6%

A lot

4%

A great deal

3%

Out of the 530 reviews for rigevidon pill, 0 people (0%) reported thrush.

Reviewers that reported thrush as a side effect

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Used for 5 - 8 yr
24 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  4 days ago

  •  Still using

I was prescribed this pill as I struggled to gain weight therefore, I didn’t have a regular period. I never had any awful experiences with this pill other than after 3 years I started to experience reoccurring thrush. Once it was treated it usually went away until recently, I have been experiencing thrush almost every month always during the week before my break. It has become unbearable leading me to change to a different lower dose birth control instead.

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Used for 3 - 6 mo
22 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  12th Feb 24

  •  Stopped using

My mood changed at first to become very anxious. Then about a month in, I got severe mood swings, was angry, very irritable, and extremely depressed. I talked to my friends and two of them were on rigevidon and experiences the same debilitating mood changes. The only thing this helped with was my acne, but my self-esteem was actually better with a face full of spots than it ever was on this pill. There are studies on the difference between second generation combined pills like rigevidon, and third generation pills which show the huge difference they have on your mood. I would recommend asking your doctor about this if they recommend rigevidon, but unfortunately a lot of doctors don’t know about the common link with depression and mood swings, and still prescribe this as a standard. For some people I think it works, but I think it causes a lot of serious mood changes that go unreported in a lot of others


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Used for 8+ yr
26 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  17th Jan 24

  •  Still using

This pill has done its job for me over the 5+ years I have been taking it. Experience has been reasonably positive, lighter periods, no cramps, generally no mood changes noticed. Overtime I think it has contributed to dryness and more painful sex but that seams to have built up the longer I have taken it so am now ready to move to non hormonal.


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Rigevidon pill common side effects

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53% of rigevidon pill reviewers reported vaginal discharge

52% of rigevidon pill reviewers reported tender breasts

48% of rigevidon pill reviewers reported period like cramps

45% of rigevidon pill reviewers reported breast enlargement

36% of rigevidon pill reviewers reported lower back pain


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