28/02/2021

Desogestrel

Progesterone only / Mini pill

2/5

About the reviewer

Age
26-30
Time used
6 - 12 months
Had children
Yes
Height
5'8"/172.5cm
Weight
115kg - 120kg / 18st 1lb - 18st 12lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

Worked for not falling pregnant, but that was mainly due to the 0 sex drive and just feeling so emotionally detached. Myself, marriage and family life do much better without this pill and all its negative effects.

Impact whilst taking

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

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

Migraines

Increased sweating

Back pain

Vaginal discharge

Impact after using

Mood
Very positively
Weight
I lost weight
Periods
I don’t know/can’t tell
Sex drive
Increased sex drive

No effects

Better skin

Pelvic infection

Vaginal discharge

Vaginal dryness

Experience after taking

I felt like me again. My periods are heavier though but still irregular and do last a longer time, but my moods and overall mental health has improved so much.

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