21/02/2021

Desogestrel

Progesterone only / Mini pill

2/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
3 - 6 months
Had children
Yes
Height
5'4"/162.5cm
Weight
50kg - 55kg / 7st 12lb - 8st 9lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

This pill just wasn’t for me. Constant migraines and sore breast was enough for me to stop taking and think what on earth am I doing to my body!

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Somewhat negatively
Weight
No change
Periods
Stopped periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

Migraines

Aura symptoms

Headaches

Dizziness

Spots or acne

Tender breasts

Increased sweating

Vaginal discharge

Impact after using

Mood
Somewhat positively
Weight
No change
Periods
1 month
Sex drive
Increased sex drive

No effects

No effects

No effects

Experience after taking

I felt human and feminine again.

Had a similar experience?

Leave a short review and help other women find the right method for them

Want advice?

Speak to one of our doctors about your concerns