12/06/2020

Desogestrel

Progesterone only / Mini pill

5/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
3 - 5 years
Had children
No
Height
5'3"/160cm
Weight
40kg - 45kg / 6st 4lb - 7st 1lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

I have migraines anyway so I can’t say whether they were caused by contraception or not. Stopped period completely after bleeding for 1 month straight but worth it for not having another period in a couple years

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Somewhat negatively
Weight
I don’t know / can’t tell
Periods
Stopped periods
Sex drive
Increased sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

Migraines

Headaches

Aura symptoms

Dizziness

Spots or acne

Enlarged breasts

Better skin

Latex allergy

Increased sweating

Nausea or vomiting

Back pain

Tender breasts

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

Pelvic infection

Vaginal dryness

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