22/09/2019

Desogestrel

Progesterone only / Mini pill

2/5

About the reviewer

Age
Under 18
Time used
1 - 3 months
Had children
No
Height
5'6"/167.5cm
Weight
55kg - 60kg / 8st 9lb - 9st 6lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

When I first started taking it, I thought it was really good. My periods had almost stopped and my skin was only slightly oilier. However, after about a month I started to have severe mood swings, and increased anxiety.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Very negatively
Weight
No change
Periods
Lighter periods
Sex drive
No change

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Nausea or vomiting

Spots or acne

Tender breasts

No effects

Impact after using

Mood
N/A
Weight
N/A
Periods
N/A
Sex drive
N/A

No effects

No effects

No effects

Experience after taking

N/A

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