22/11/2020

Desogestrel

Progesterone only / Mini pill

1/5

About the reviewer

Age
Under 18
Time used
1 - 3 months
Had children
No
Height
5'4"/162.5cm
Weight
50kg - 55kg / 7st 12lb - 8st 9lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

I had light bleeding for 3-5 days at the beginning of each month for the three months I was on this pill, then had bleeding for around 7-10 days in the middle of each month. It made my mood swings very extreme so I wouldn’t recommend this to anyone suffering from poor mental health.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Very negatively
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
Irregular periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

Dizziness

Spots or acne

Nausea or vomiting

Tender breasts

Increased sweating

Dark body hair

Increased body hair

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

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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