Contraception Reviews

Lowdown56254

Joined at September 2023

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22nd Sep 23
Levora birth control pill

I wanted a pill that I'd still have my period on and that was good, but I wasn't thrilled about not having a sex drive.

 

Time used

18 months - 3 years

Stopped using

2

Impact whilst using

Mood

No change

Skin

No change

Sex drive

Reduced

Weight

No change

Bleeds

More regular

Other side effects whilst using
 Vaginal dryness
 Body hair getting darker
 Period like cramps
 Dizziness
 Lower back pain
 Body hair increase
 Headaches
 Migraines
Experiences coming off Levora birth control pill

After stopping the pill I had really bad cramps. I never really had bad cramps before starting the pill but they became really bad after stopping to the point where I now have prescription strength ibuprofen and nausea meds to get through the first two days.

Impact after using

Mood

Somewhat positive

Skin

No change

Sex drive

Increased

Weight

No change

Cycle return to normal

3 - 6 months

Other side effects after using
Period like cramps
Headaches
Dizziness
Migraines
Lower back pain
Body hair getting darker
Nausea or vomiting
Vaginal discharge
Vaginal dryness
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