07/03/2021

Desogestrel

Progesterone only / Mini pill

4/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
6 - 12 months
Had children
No
Height
5'3"/160cm
Weight
45kg - 50kg / 7st 1lb - 7st 12lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

I had been on the combined pill for a few years but had to stop after starting to get migraines. At first I had regular spotting, every 2 weeks, which weren’t painful, just inconvient. After about 2 months they then stopped and I haven’t bled at all.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
I can't tell
Weight
No change
Periods
Stopped periods
Sex drive
Increased sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

Migraines

Headaches

Aura symptoms

Spots or acne

Tender breasts

Vaginal discharge

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