20/08/2019

Desogestrel

Progesterone only / Mini pill

2/5

About the reviewer

Age
31-35
Time used
1 - 3 months
Had children
No
Height
5'7"/170cm
Weight
65kg - 70kg / 10st 3lb - 11st 0lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

I bled nonstop even for about a month after stopping, albeit lightly. I had previously had laser hair removal on my bikini line and the hormone made it grow back.

Impact whilst taking

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

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

Dark body hair

Increased body hair

Spots or acne

Nausea or vomiting

Vaginal discharge

Impact after using

Mood
Neutral - no change
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
3-6 months
Sex drive
No change

No effects

Dark body hair

Increased body hair

Spots or acne

No effects

Experience after taking

Bleeding continued lightly for about a month.

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