I've been on the combined pill loestrin 20 for 4 years. I started it as I'd had heavy periods all my life but they became very heavy in 2010 and I struggled for 2 years with horrific mid cycle pain. Horrific long periods that caused flooding. I was struggling and terrified to stand up as I'd feel a gush (sorry too much info). My gp suggested the pill and I refused at first but after my nan passed I decided to do something to get my life back. My gp said I was heading for a blood transfusion as my ferritin was 8 and iron reducing. So I did it and agreed to a low dose pill, loestrin 20.
It's changed my life, no pain and bleeding is minimal. I'm 37 and worry should I still be taking it. My gp says it's fine as I'm no risk. I don't smoke, my bmi is 22 and I am in no at risk categories. Me being a worrier I wonder if it's ok to be on this pill and having a thyroid issue so I just wondered does anyone else take a contraceptive pill and take thyroxine or have a thyroid condition and does it cause any issues?