Rigevidon and thrush

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

Data is taken from self reported Lowdown user reviews

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Out of the 551 reviews for rigevidon, 119 people (22%) reported thrush.

Reviewers that reported thrush as a side effect

Data is taken from self reported Lowdown user reviews

Used for 8+ yr
35 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  12th Jun 24

I was moved onto Rigevidon from Yasmin about 14 years ago as my GP said the risk of blood clots was lower (now evidence looks like they are both pretty high risk). I started the pill as a teenager for PCOS symptoms (rarely having periods, excess body hair and acne). I have been very happy on this pill - my mood has been stable and good, my libido is very good, my skin is free of spots although it is oily and my periods are very predictable and light. I do still have a lot of body hair but I think this may just be normal for my genetics unfortunately, and not related to contraception.

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Somewhat positive mood

1 more effect

0 helpful


Used for 1 - 3 mo
18 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  30th May 24

Not many changes noticed until my withdrawal bleed I experienced a decidual cast.

Worse skin

0 helpful


Used for 18 mo - 3 yr
25 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  9th May 24

Rigevidon impacted my moods so negatively - my anxiety and depression were at an all time high and I was prescribed medication for this. I gained a lot of weight and was also so prone to thrush.

Very negative mood

1 more effect

0 helpful


Rigevidon common side effects

Data is taken from self reported Lowdown user reviews

52% of rigevidon reviewers reported vaginal discharge

51% of rigevidon reviewers reported tender breasts

47% of rigevidon reviewers reported period like cramps

44% of rigevidon reviewers reported breast enlargement

36% of rigevidon reviewers reported lower back pain

Possible rigevidon side effects

Data is taken from self reported Lowdown user reviews

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