14/03/2020

Desogestrel

Progesterone only / Mini pill

3/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
6 - 12 months
Had children
No
Height
4'11"/150cm
Weight
60kg - 65kg / 9st 6lb - 10st 3lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

There has been a few side effects but I cant tell if those are just from the pill. Periods were very irregular, I did not have them for months then had them for nearly two weeks which was stressful.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Somewhat negatively
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
Irregular periods
Sex drive
No change

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

Migraines

Aura symptoms

Dizziness

Spots or acne

Enlarged breasts

Tender breasts

Increased body hair

Increased sweating

Vaginal discharge

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