09/12/2019

Cerelle

Progesterone only / Mini pill

1/5

About the reviewer

Age
41-45
Time used
1 - 3 months
Had children
Yes
Height
5'11"/180cm
Weight
80kg - 85kg / 12st 8lb - 13st 5lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

I was massively impaired using the mini pill, my irrational moods were really appalling and I struggled to keep myself overtly normal when inside I was very confused, angry, anxious and sad. I am 43 years old and was utterly shocked at the negative impact it had on my life. I would rather deal with heavy periods than the crazy that ensued when starting this hideous contraceptive.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Very negatively
Weight
No change
Periods
Irregular periods
Sex drive
No change

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

Aura symptoms

Back pain

Enlarged breasts

Nausea or vomiting

Tender breasts

Thrush

Impact after using

Mood
Very positively
Weight
No change
Periods
1 month
Sex drive
I don’t know / can’t tell

Headaches

Back pain

No effects

Experience after taking

Like I found myself again… Night and Day. I feel that it is so unfortunate that we have to go through this, it really is such a struggle and not something that us easy to discuss. It makes me feel so sad for those vwomen who don’t realise it is the pill that nis ruining ruining their lives and relationships.

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