31/01/2021

Cerelle

Progesterone only / Mini pill

1/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
12 - 18 months
Had children
No
Height
5'4"/162.5cm
Weight
65kg - 70kg / 10st 3lb - 11st 0lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

This was DREADFUL. Worst year of my life on this. It made me miserable. Horrendous side effects including a 6month long bleed. I felt sick and lethargic all the time too (probably because I just kept bleeding and bleeding!!). Honestly i have never suffered with my mental health until I started on this pill and suddenly my emotions were all over the place and I just felt utterly drained and miserable. Only possible positive was that it increased my sex drive slightly. Bleeding non stop for months on end though was the nail in the coffin for me.

Impact whilst taking

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

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

Dizziness

Migraines

Aura symptoms

Spots or acne

Nausea or vomiting

Back pain

Tender breasts

Increased sweating

Womb cramps

Cystitus

Impact after using

Mood
Very positively
Weight
I don’t know / can’t tell
Periods
3-6 months
Sex drive
No change

Dizziness

Spots or acne

No effects

Experience after taking

Was just relieved to be off it.

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