07/06/2020

Cerelle

Progesterone only / Mini pill

2/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
3 - 5 years
Had children
No
Height
5'5"/165cm
Weight
80kg - 85kg / 12st 8lb - 13st 5lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

Initially this pill worked for me. However after 2 years the negative side effects become apparent and slowly got worse, to the point that I decided to stop using the pill altogether.

Impact whilst taking

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

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

Migraines

Dizziness

Dark body hair

Increased body hair

Better skin

Increased sweating

Nausea or vomiting

Vaginal dryness

Thrush

Impact after using

Mood
Somewhat positively
Weight
I lost weight
Periods
3-6 months
Sex drive
Increased sex drive

Migraines

Headaches

Back pain

Nausea or vomiting

Vaginal discharge

Experience after taking

My head felt clearer. I felt as though my normal emotions were returning and I was reacting to situations where before I was emotionless, which I welcomed positively.

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