06/04/2021

Progesterone only / Mini pill

2/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
6 - 12 months
Had children
No
Height
5'4"/162.5cm
Weight
45kg - 50kg / 7st 1lb - 7st 12lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

My hair and skin looked worse, my whole body became more oily and smelly to a point it became unbearable to me. I felt that the changes were on the exterior as oppose to changes on the inside of the body usually caused by combined pills, which is better, but it destroyed my self confidence and I couldn’t recognize myself anymore.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Somewhat negatively
Weight
No change
Periods
Stopped periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Spots or acne

Increased sweating

Increased body hair

Dark body hair

Enlarged breasts

Tender breasts

Vaginal discharge

Impact after using

Mood
Somewhat positively
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
3-6 months
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

No effects

Spots or acne

Increased sweating

Increased body hair

Tender breasts

Vaginal discharge

Experience after taking

I started a combined pill immediately after, so all the symptoms I had with the minipills faded, but I started experiencing a whole other group of symptoms that are also not fun.

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