Yasmin pill and lighter periods

How our community feel yasmin pill has affected their periods

Data is taken from self reported Lowdown user reviews

Lighter

47%

No change

13%

Don't know

6%

Out of the 212 reviews for yasmin pill, 100 people (47%) reported lighter periods.

Reviewers that reported lighter periods as a side effect

Data is taken from self reported Lowdown user reviews

Used for 3 - 6 mo
22 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  3rd Jun 24

I started yasmin about 3 months ago and since then my breasts have become really sore, and one of them started leaking discharge, which I had to visit the GP for. It also gave me these mild but constant headaches, so as per my GP's advice, I'm getting off this pill ASAP!

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Somewhat negative mood

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Used for 3 - 6 mo
20 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  21st May 24

So torn about Lucette/Yasmin. They cleared up my PCOS symptoms so well- my skin cleared almost immediately after years of terrible acne; stopped extreme sweating and prevented excessive hair growth. My mood is brilliant compared to other pills which made me very depressed/strong mood swings. However, I have chronic IBS and extreme urinary urgency on these pills. I took a 3 month break and my symptoms cleared within 2 weeks so I know this is the cause. These symptoms aren’t talked about much so I wanted to raise awareness. It’s a tough balancing act between horrible PCOS symptoms and horrible IBS/bladder symptoms.


Very positive mood

2 more effects

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Used for 8+ yr
27 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  21st May 24

Used the Yasmin combined pill to treat acne. Was extremely effective. However, I've suffered with gastroparesis for 10 years and didn't realise it was caused by this contraceptive. I was really quite poorly for several of those years, unable to eat enough so was malnourished and my career suffered. I felt so nauseous every single morning. When I first started taking it as a teenager I would vomit every morning. I was prescribed domperidone and had numerous doctors appointments and hospital appointments over the years and no one ever mentioned my symptoms could be caused by the contraceptive pill I was taking. I recently missed a few pills and noticed an improvement in my symptoms, so stopped taking it. For the first time in over 10 years I experience normal hunger, don't feel sick all the time, and am able to eat a normal sized meal. I can't overstate how much of a transformation it's been for me.


Somewhat positive mood

2 more effects

0 helpful

0 comments

Yasmin pill common side effects

Data is taken from self reported Lowdown user reviews

56% of yasmin pill reviewers reported breast enlargement

55% of yasmin pill reviewers reported tender breasts

49% of yasmin pill reviewers reported vaginal dryness

43% of yasmin pill reviewers reported vaginal discharge

40% of yasmin pill reviewers reported period like cramps


Possible yasmin pill side effects

Data is taken from self reported Lowdown user reviews

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