26/06/2019

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Progesterone only / Mini pill

2/5

About the reviewer

Age
26-30
Time used
6 - 12 months
Had children
No
Height
5'4"/162.5cm
Weight
65kg - 70kg / 10st 3lb - 11st 0lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

I used to be on ovranette. I was on it for 10 years but started to get migraines (3days in a dark room stuffing painkillers like they were sweets) every time I had my break. So the doctor put me on this one which I had never even heard of. No immediate affects except my weight. I really struggle with my weight anyway and I was very slim having worked very hard but this pill has definitely made gain weight. I’m not talking tons but about half a stone which I still haven’t worked off in a year. I can be a bit more stressy and anxious than I used to be but it’s not terrible. On this pill you don’t have a break (which I’m not happy about but I don’t want the coil or implant) but I do bleed every 2-3 months with no warning. Literally no cramps nothing. The only thing is the day before it starts my boobs swell and I seem to loose weight and look very slim. Only lasts a day or two sadly.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Somewhat negatively
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
Irregular periods
Sex drive
No change

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

Dizziness

Migraines

Tender breasts

Vaginal discharge

Cystitus

Thrush

Pelvic infection

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