24/11/2020

Cerazette

Progesterone only / Mini pill

1/5

About the reviewer

Age
26-30
Time used
3 - 6 months
Had children
No
Height
5'3"/160cm
Weight
80kg - 85kg / 12st 8lb - 13st 5lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

I was put on this pill after being on the combined pill for 10 years due to high blood pressure. At first, the pill was fine, I had a period roughly when I should have and everything felt okay. However, I soon started to have dizzy spells, a very bad back, my anxiety skyrocketed, my skin got very sore and red, and I gained weight very quickly. I then started bleeding very lightly and this has continued for over 2 months. After a chat with my GP we decided I should come off this pill and give my body a break.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Very negatively
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
Spotting / light bleeding between periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

Dizziness

Spots or acne

Back pain

Increased sweating

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

Impact after using

Mood
I don’t know / can’t tell
Weight
I don’t know / can’t tell
Periods
I don’t know/can’t tell
Sex drive
I don’t know / can’t tell

Headaches

Dizziness

Better skin

Spots or acne

Back pain

Vaginal discharge

Womb cramps

Experience after taking

I have only been off of the pill for a week, but my overall mood has started to increase and my skin is starting to get a little better.

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