31/07/2020

Desogestrel

Progesterone only / Mini pill

1/5

About the reviewer

Age
26-30
Time used
1 - 3 months
Had children
No
Height
5'2"/157.5cm
Weight
80kg - 85kg / 12st 8lb - 13st 5lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

This was my first go on the mini pill but I had to stop it relatively early on (within about a month) as the nausea was unbearable and it gave me such terrible anxiety I could barely function. Wouldn’t recommend to anyone who has a propensity towards mental health concerns.

Impact whilst taking

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

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Nausea or vomiting

Enlarged breasts

Spots or acne

Womb cramps

Vaginal dryness

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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