25/06/2019

Cerelle

Progesterone only / Mini pill

2/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
18 months - 3 years
Had children
No
Height
5'8"/172.5cm
Weight
55kg - 60kg / 8st 9lb - 9st 6lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

I took this pill after getting really heavy periods, I took it for a few years but realised I had completely lost my sex drive, I had also gained weight from taking this pill. I was not allowed to be put back into the mini pill because I get migraines and it can cause a stroke so I had to be put onto Noriday instead

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Neutral - no change
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
Stopped periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

Migraines

Spots or acne

Dark body hair

Increased body hair

Vaginal dryness

Vaginal discharge

Impact after using

Mood
Somewhat positively
Weight
I lost weight
Periods
1 month
Sex drive
Increased sex drive

Migraines

Headaches

Spots or acne

Dark body hair

Increased body hair

Cystitus

Vaginal discharge

Vaginal dryness

Experience after taking

Felt a lot happier in my self, my weight went down a little and my sex drive increased a little bit. My period went back to normal quite quickly after coming off this pill

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