04/11/2019

Desogestrel

Progesterone only / Mini pill

4/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
12 - 18 months
Had children
No
Height
5'5"/165cm
Weight
55kg - 60kg / 8st 9lb - 9st 6lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

Upon starting the pill I bled every other week for about 4 months. I was considering stopping but persevered and now I hardly have periods, maybe 3 times a year. The biggest thing was that I got awful hormonal acne, and having had good skin my whole life, it was quite the shock. I am currently using a prescribed acne cream to combat the spots, and although my skin is still not 100%, I really enjoy the lack of periods and have not seen a difference in my mood.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
I can't tell
Weight
No change
Periods
Irregular periods
Sex drive
I don’t know / can’t tell

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Spots or acne

Tender breasts

No effects

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