08/06/2020

Desogestrel

Progesterone only / Mini pill

2/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
3 - 6 months
Had children
No
Height
5'4"/162.5cm
Weight
50kg - 55kg / 7st 12lb - 8st 9lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

Been on this for about 6 months now found that when I was first taking it was constantly nauseated and dizzy still get both now sometimes. I also went through a stage where I was spotting for about 5/6 weeks constantly. My skin has gotten so bad on the pill as never use to get a single spot and now Im suffering with breakouts and I also have found my hair is in a worse condition as it’s greasier since being on the pill. Also get sweats in my sleep much more now and my moods are slightly more negative than usual. Also always tired or feel fatigued.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Somewhat negatively
Weight
No change
Periods
Stopped periods
Sex drive
No change

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

Dizziness

Migraines

Spots or acne

Back pain

Increased sweating

Increased body hair

Nausea or vomiting

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

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