03/02/2019

Cerazette

Progesterone only / Mini pill

4/5

About the reviewer

Age
26-30
Time used
18 months - 3 years
Had children
No
Height
5'6"/167.5cm
Weight
60kg - 65kg / 9st 6lb - 10st 3lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

I found the mini pill to be a good option for me – generally stopped my periods completely apart from a few random months. I didn’t really experience many side effects from it

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Neutral - no change
Weight
No change
Periods
Stopped periods
Sex drive
No change

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Better skin

Enlarged breasts

Tender breasts

Thrush

Cystitus

Vaginal discharge

Pelvic infection

Impact after using

Mood
Somewhat negatively
Weight
I lost weight
Periods
2 months
Sex drive
No change

Headaches

Tender breasts

Enlarged breasts

Spots or acne

Nausea or vomiting

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

Thrush

Experience after taking

It took 7 weeks for my period to come back but I felt rubbish – nauseous and cramps for most of that time

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