Sunya 20/75 pill vs Rigevidon pill

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Sunya 20/75 pill

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Overview

Rated 3.7

4 reviews

Daily

Frequency

91% - 99+%

Effectiveness

Increased

Blood clot risk

None

Effect on fertility

Rated 2.5

540 reviews

Daily

Frequency

91% - 99+%

Effectiveness

Increased

Blood clot risk

None

Effect on fertility

Sunya 20/75 pill ingredients

Main hormones in Sunya 20/75 pill

Less-Androgenic progestogen


Rigevidon pill ingredients

Main hormones in Rigevidon pill

Androgenic progestogen

Medium oestrogen

What Lowdown reviewers say

Benefits: What this contraceptive can help with

Acne or bad skin

Heavy periods

PMS and PMDD

PCOS symptoms

Period pain

Acne or bad skin

Heavy periods

PMS and PMDD

PCOS symptoms

Period pain

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Sunya 20/75 pill reviews

4 reviews

Used for 3 - 6 mo
31 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  8th Sep 22

  •  Stopped using

Constant headaches Very moody and sensitive Crying lots Feeling overwhelmed Within 2 weeks of stopping I felt better Gained weight and couldn’t lose it Increased appetite

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Top side effects not reported

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Used for 1 - 3 mo
26 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  25th May 22

  •  Still using

I probably haven’t been on it long enough to be able to say with full confidence that it’s definitely working for me, however compared to other hormonal contraceptives I’ve used it’s definitely pretty good. I’ve been taking it back to back with no pill break as the main reason for going on it was heavy/painful periods. The periods have of course stopped but there’s been a lot of spotting - tmi but it’s not really blood that I’m spotting and more dark discharge but it’s annoying nonetheless. I haven’t noticed a change to my sex drive but I have had more sex with my partner recently since not having to rely on condoms is a massive weight off both our minds - having said that the spotting does stop me from wanting to have sex sometimes. My boobs have gotten bigger, which to be honest for me is a win although they’re super sore. I’ve been getting pretty gnarly headaches/migraines but again I’m not 100% these are down to the pill as they seem to be triggered by a hangover and then progress into a migraine. They have increased since taking the pill, though. The last thing is my mood is quite erratic at the minute. Again, I can’t say fully that this is due to the pill as my moods beforehand were a bit all over the place as well thanks to PMS. Overall I’m happy with it so far and will continue to take it unless any side effects get worse.


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Used for 1 - 3 mo
Lowdown user
🇬🇧 UK
  •  22nd Mar 21

  •  Stopped using

compared to other pills i’ve tried this pill has had minimum negative side effects, doesn’t even feel like i’m taking it.


Top side effects not reported

1 helpful

0 comments

Used for 3 - 6 mo
31 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  8th Sep 22

  •  Stopped using

Constant headaches Very moody and sensitive Crying lots Feeling overwhelmed Within 2 weeks of stopping I felt better Gained weight and couldn’t lose it Increased appetite


Top side effects not reported

0 helpful

0 comments

Used for 1 - 3 mo
26 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  25th May 22

  •  Still using

I probably haven’t been on it long enough to be able to say with full confidence that it’s definitely working for me, however compared to other hormonal contraceptives I’ve used it’s definitely pretty good. I’ve been taking it back to back with no pill break as the main reason for going on it was heavy/painful periods. The periods have of course stopped but there’s been a lot of spotting - tmi but it’s not really blood that I’m spotting and more dark discharge but it’s annoying nonetheless. I haven’t noticed a change to my sex drive but I have had more sex with my partner recently since not having to rely on condoms is a massive weight off both our minds - having said that the spotting does stop me from wanting to have sex sometimes. My boobs have gotten bigger, which to be honest for me is a win although they’re super sore. I’ve been getting pretty gnarly headaches/migraines but again I’m not 100% these are down to the pill as they seem to be triggered by a hangover and then progress into a migraine. They have increased since taking the pill, though. The last thing is my mood is quite erratic at the minute. Again, I can’t say fully that this is due to the pill as my moods beforehand were a bit all over the place as well thanks to PMS. Overall I’m happy with it so far and will continue to take it unless any side effects get worse.


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Used for 1 - 3 mo
Lowdown user
🇬🇧 UK
  •  22nd Mar 21

  •  Stopped using

compared to other pills i’ve tried this pill has had minimum negative side effects, doesn’t even feel like i’m taking it.


Top side effects not reported

1 helpful

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Rigevidon pill reviews

540 reviews

Used for 18 mo - 3 yr
Lowdown user
🇬🇧 UK
  •  2 weeks ago

  •  Stopped using

i was on this pill for maybe 2 years or less, awful. i’ve came off it about a week ago and i’ve started a new one called lizinna. my sex drive decreased a lot , i was always agitated about everything that much it started affecting my relationship. i gained weight which was shocking as i have a fast metabolism and used to be skinny. i became very lazy and just wanted to rot in bed all the time . everything just annoyed me and i had terrible mood swings not recommended


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Used for 18 mo - 3 yr
25 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  2 weeks ago

  •  Stopped using

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.


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Used for 5 - 8 yr
26 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  2 weeks ago

  •  Still using

I've been on Rigevidon for years now. It took some time at first for my body to adjust to the hormones – I felt some mood swings and whatnot – but after a few months, everything levelled out. Now, it's been a really convenient way to stay protected


Top side effects not reported

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Used for 18 mo - 3 yr
Lowdown user
🇬🇧 UK
  •  2 weeks ago

  •  Stopped using

i was on this pill for maybe 2 years or less, awful. i’ve came off it about a week ago and i’ve started a new one called lizinna. my sex drive decreased a lot , i was always agitated about everything that much it started affecting my relationship. i gained weight which was shocking as i have a fast metabolism and used to be skinny. i became very lazy and just wanted to rot in bed all the time . everything just annoyed me and i had terrible mood swings not recommended


Top side effects not reported

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Used for 18 mo - 3 yr
25 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  2 weeks ago

  •  Stopped using

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.


Top side effects not reported

0 helpful

0 comments

Used for 5 - 8 yr
26 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  2 weeks ago

  •  Still using

I've been on Rigevidon for years now. It took some time at first for my body to adjust to the hormones – I felt some mood swings and whatnot – but after a few months, everything levelled out. Now, it's been a really convenient way to stay protected


Top side effects not reported

0 helpful

0 comments

Used for 8+ yr
27 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  2 weeks ago

  •  Stopped using

As someone who experienced heavy and long periods, this pill helped to shorten the amount of days (from 7+ down to 5) and helped ensure regular periods to plan around. As I took this pill for 12+ years, I have recently decided to take a break


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Used for 8+ yr
29 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  2 weeks ago

  •  Still using

Overall a very positive experience. My main issue is loss of sex drive but every time I’ve attempted to change, the others haven’t agreed with me and I’ve reverted back to Rigevidon.


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Used for 1 - 3 mo
20 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  2 weeks ago

  •  Still using

Obviously, I can't speak for everyone but my experience on Rigevidon has been really positive. My periods became regular for the first time in several years due to sustained undereating. They also became lighter and more manageable. I can't speak on the impact of the pill on mood as I am on different medication that impacts it but I didn't notice any change personally.


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Used for 6 - 12 mo
19 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  2 weeks ago

  •  Stopped using

This didn't work for me, it really effected mood negatively, increased anxiety. It did improve my acne. I was also getting frequent cystitis, like once a month minimum when I was on this contraceptive.


Top side effects not reported

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Used for 1 - 3 mo
27 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  2 weeks ago

  •  Stopped using

Had noticeable effect on my mood, was just irritable and down all the time. Also made my skin oilier = more acne and lowered my libido.


Top side effects not reported

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0 comments

Used for 12 - 18 mo
22 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  3 weeks ago

  •  Still using

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Used for 3 - 6 mo
33 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  1 month ago

  •  Stopped using

Took a while to realise that these were side effects of the pill. Already have a history of depression and anxiety but around 3.5 months into taking this my mood plummeted, I started to have increasingly awful problems with vaginal dryness, thrush and vaginitis. In hindsight I was also having an awful lot of headaches and some migraines, which I haven’t had an issue with for years. 10 days after stopping, every single symptom has gone!


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