29/09/2019

Desogestrel

Progesterone only / Mini pill

1/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
1 - 3 months
Had children
No
Height
4'11"/150cm
Weight
50kg - 55kg / 7st 12lb - 8st 9lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

As a person that doesnt suffer with anxiety or panic attacks a nurse changed my pill to this one but told me it was exactly the same as my previous. Clearly wasnt. I love flying an nearly didnt go on holiday due to severe panic attacks. I got on the plane but i did struggle. I had a massive anger out burst at my boyfriend for no reason which is not me. I would look at him an think ‘i hate you’ awful!!!! Came home was still bad, went the docs he threw antidepressents at me. My dad told me the only thing youve changed is that pill. I decided to stop an i felt so much happier. I am still waiting for my period, my hormones are up the wall and am still very anxious but i have completely messed my body up. I have random outbursts of crying for no reason but feel so much better afterwards.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Very 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

Aura symptoms

Issues wearing contact lenses

Increased sweating

Back pain

Tender breasts

Dark body hair

Increased body hair

High blood pressure

Spots or acne

Nausea or vomiting

Vaginal dryness

Womb cramps

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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