29/11/2020

Desogestrel

Progesterone only / Mini pill

1/5

About the reviewer

Age
31-35
Time used
3 - 6 months
Had children
Yes
Height
5'8"/172.5cm
Weight
85kg - 90kg / 13st 5lb - 14st 2lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

I started taking desogestrel in July after giving birth to my second baby in May. I have had constant spotting/irregular periods every month with the longest one being over 14 days. It affected my mood, skin and weight in a bad way. I would not recommend it.

Impact whilst taking

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

Side effects whilst taking

Migraines

Headaches

Aura symptoms

Dizziness

Spots or acne

Nausea or vomiting

Back pain

Tender breasts

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

Pelvic infection

Thrush

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