19/03/2021

Desogestrel

Progesterone only / Mini pill

3/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
12 - 18 months
Had children
No
Height
5'5"/165cm
Weight
70kg - 75kg / 11st 0lb - 11st 11lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

Was perfect eg no negative side affects for about a year, then I started experiencing sore and growing boobs, weight gain, mood swing and depression, and WORST of all, reoccurring thrush every month, leading to thinning and sensitive skin around vagina that tears and bleeds every time I have sex. This pill is the only thing I’m putting it down to, as I have tried everything else.

Impact whilst taking

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

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Spots or acne

Tender breasts

Thrush

Vaginal dryness

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