05/07/2019

Cerelle

Progesterone only / Mini pill

3/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
1 - 3 months
Had children
No
Height
5'2"/157.5cm
Weight
115kg - 120kg / 18st 1lb - 18st 12lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

I took this pill for 4 years. In this time I have suffered with anxiety far worse than I ever did when not on the pill. Since coming off I feel liberated, less anxious and more in control of my body.

Impact whilst taking

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

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

Back pain

Vaginal dryness

Womb cramps

Impact after using

Mood
Very positively
Weight
No change
Periods
1 month
Sex drive
Increased sex drive

No effects

Tender breasts

Nausea or vomiting

Back pain

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

Experience after taking

Incredibly tender nipples until my first period arrived exactly 28 days after taking my last pill. skin spottier but feeling much better and less anxious than I was when on the pill.

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