06/08/2020

Desogestrel

Progesterone only / Mini pill

2/5

About the reviewer

Age
36-40
Time used
12 - 18 months
Had children
Yes
Height
5'1"/155cm
Weight
60kg - 65kg / 9st 6lb - 10st 3lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

Good as stopped periods with only light spotting for a few days a month, however the bloating weight gain of over 1 stone and non existent sex drive is a big issue. I watch what I eat and I’m active so pretty sure it’s this pill which has increase my weight from 8 stone 10 to 9 stone 11 😢

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Somewhat negatively
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
Stopped periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

Spots or acne

Increased sweating

Back pain

Vaginal dryness

Vaginal discharge

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