06/02/2020

Desogestrel

Progesterone only / Mini pill

2/5

About the reviewer

Age
26-30
Time used
3 - 6 months
Had children
No
Height
5'2"/157.5cm
Weight
60kg - 65kg / 9st 6lb - 10st 3lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

Seemed ok to begin with, then I got sore breasts and hormonal acne around the second month of taking it. I then began bleeding constantly for 2 months started feeling more negative. Fed up and changed to the combined pill.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Somewhat negatively
Weight
No change
Periods
Lighter periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

Spots or acne

Latex allergy

Tender breasts

Increased body hair

Nausea or vomiting

Womb cramps

Impact after using

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

No effects

No effects

No effects

Experience after taking

Feeling less negative, but still waiting for the bleeding to stop.

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