It is no secret that the contraceptive pill, the most popular form of contraception in German women, can have a dramatic effect on the psyche of its users.

Nevertheless, it seems to scare only a few.

The Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices and several pharmaceutical companies have now announced: In the future, hormonal contraceptives such as the pill will receive a warning about depression and even suicidal thoughts.

That her psychological problems could be caused by the contraceptive pill - that thought didn't occur to Nicole B. either when she collapsed in Düsseldorf Airport in August 2016.