23/09/2020

Desogestrel

Progesterone only / Mini pill

2/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
12 - 18 months
Had children
No
Height
5'9"/175cm
Weight
55kg - 60kg / 8st 9lb - 9st 6lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

I’m about to change contraception as i get light bleeding for months then probably about a week of nothing then its back to bleeding. My back pain has also increased a lot

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Somewhat negatively
Weight
I don’t know / can’t tell
Periods
Irregular periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

Dizziness

Headaches

Tender breasts

Better skin

Nausea or vomiting

Back pain

Increased body hair

Dark body hair

Enlarged breasts

Increased sweating

Vaginal dryness

Vaginal discharge

Womb cramps

Cystitus

Thrush

Pelvic infection

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