31/07/2020

Desogestrel

Progesterone only / Mini pill

2/5

About the reviewer

Age
26-30
Time used
1 - 3 months
Had children
No
Height
5'1"/155cm
Weight
60kg - 65kg / 9st 6lb - 10st 3lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

I started taking this pill mainly to prevent endometrosis from returning as I had this which was stage 4 severe. The option was to put me on the mini pill to stop my periods. Since taking this Ive had pain in my right lower quadrant about an hour after taking. This would go on into the night. It disturbs my sleep pattern and It radiates into my back the pain. I noticed too I was spotting a lot too. Overall i just dont think this pill agrees with my body.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Neutral - no change
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
Spotting / light bleeding between periods
Sex drive
I don’t know / can’t tell

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Better skin

Nausea or vomiting

Back pain

Spots or acne

Womb cramps

Pelvic infection

Impact after using

Mood
N/A
Weight
N/A
Periods
N/A
Sex drive
N/A

No effects

No effects

No effects

Experience after taking

N/A

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