18/05/2020

Desogestrel

Progesterone only / Mini pill

1/5

About the reviewer

Age
26-30
Time used
1 - 3 months
Had children
No
Height
5'11"/180cm
Weight
75kg - 80kg / 11st 11lb - 12st 8lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

Breaking out all over my face and neck, irrational mood swings, sleepless nights and waking up in a sweat when I do sleep. On the plus side, it stopped my periods and that’s the only positive I can find.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Very negatively
Weight
No change
Periods
Stopped periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Spots or acne

Increased sweating

Back pain

Vaginal dryness

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