04/02/2020

Desogestrel

Progesterone only / Mini pill

1/5

About the reviewer

Age
Over 45
Time used
6 - 12 months
Had children
Yes
Height
5'4"/162.5cm
Weight
60kg - 65kg / 9st 6lb - 10st 3lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

This contraception gave me depression, anxiety and panic attacks. The doctor did not warn me about potential side effects. I felt out of control with fear and severe mood swings. This medication destroyed my life.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Very negatively
Weight
I lost weight
Periods
Stopped periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Increased sweating

Cystitus

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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