25/11/2020

Desogestrel

Progesterone only / Mini pill

2/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
18 months - 3 years
Had children
No
Height
5'3"/160cm
Weight
55kg - 60kg / 8st 9lb - 9st 6lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

I would get a heavier period that would last for two weeks and regularly. I got cramps as well which i never used to. I also suffered from vaginal dryness which made sex painful- decreased my sex drive and made me prone to thrush/UTIs. Not fun!

Impact whilst taking

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

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

Migraines

Spots or acne

Latex allergy

Tender breasts

Cystitus

Thrush

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

Pelvic infection

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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