15/06/2020

Desogestrel

Progesterone only / Mini pill

2/5

About the reviewer

Age
36-40
Time used
1 - 3 months
Had children
No
Height
5'/152.5cm
Weight
50kg - 55kg / 7st 12lb - 8st 9lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

I was taken of the depo and moved onto desogestrel after over 20 years due to covid19. Within days i was cramping constantly and breasts were swollen and tender. Sex deive is totally out the window

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Very negatively
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
I don’t know / can’t tell
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

Aura symptoms

Dizziness

Enlarged breasts

Spots or acne

Increased sweating

Nausea or vomiting

Dark body hair

High blood pressure

Womb cramps

Vaginal dryness

Pelvic infection

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