03/06/2020

Cerelle

Progesterone only / Mini pill

4/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
6 - 12 months
Had children
No
Height
5'7"/170cm
Weight
60kg - 65kg / 9st 6lb - 10st 3lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

Started taking this pill when I was told I could not take the mini pill anymore due to the possibility of strokes and blood clots after having a lot of headaches. Been on this pill for just under a year. Initially, it did not agree with me at all! I had amazing skin before taking this pill and my face erupted in hormonal acne, it’s taken 8 months to get rid of it (highly recommend the lumi spa or proactiv). My mood swings were horrendous, I had zero sex drive! My periods became irregular, considering this pill is supposed to stop periods. Before My periods were about an hour long and in the past few months, I start it randomly and I’m on for at least 4/5 days. Have bad indigestion since taking this pill not sure if that’s linked 🙈 Recently it’s started to settle down and my acne is disappearing, So are my periods but I still suffer with the other symptoms. It’s a good pill if you can’t take the combined one but as long as you know it could take some time to work properly.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Somewhat negatively
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
Stopped periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

Migraines

Headaches

Dizziness

Aura symptoms

Enlarged breasts

Spots or acne

Increased sweating

Latex allergy

Nausea or vomiting

Back pain

High blood pressure

Tender breasts

Increased body hair

Thrush

Vaginal discharge

Vaginal dryness

Cystitus

Womb cramps

Pelvic infection

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