08/12/2019

Desogestrel

Progesterone only / Mini pill

4/5

About the reviewer

Age
Under 18
Time used
12 - 18 months
Had children
No
Height
4'11"/150cm
Weight
40kg - 45kg / 6st 4lb - 7st 1lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

I went on the progesterone only pill to stop my period and control my moods. It has effectively done both of those things. However, it has given me the worst acne I have ever had. Overall I would say the pros outweigh the cons and I feel empowered by my contraception.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Very positively
Weight
I don’t know / can’t tell
Periods
Stopped periods
Sex drive
No change

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Spots or acne

Dark body hair

Vaginal discharge

Vaginal dryness

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