27/06/2019

Desogestrel

Progesterone only / Mini pill

3/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
6 - 12 months
Had children
No
Height
5'2"/157.5cm
Weight
50kg - 55kg / 7st 12lb - 8st 9lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

The best thing about this is that it stopped my periods completely after two months and obviously works as contraception however the two major things I’ve noticed are the increase in Migraines (I virtually never had headaches before) that often last for a couple of days and cause me to be really sick and also the reduction of my sex drive. I didn’t notice this at first because i didn’t really think about it but after a while, it became quite clear that I hardly ever really wanted to have sex, something I hadn’t experienced before

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Somewhat negatively
Weight
I don’t know / can’t tell
Periods
Stopped periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

Migraines

Headaches

Dizziness

Enlarged breasts

Nausea or vomiting

Tender breasts

Better skin

High blood pressure

Spots or acne

Back pain

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

Thrush

Vaginal dryness

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