05/04/2021

Desogestrel

Progesterone only / Mini pill

1/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
3 - 6 months
Had children
No
Height
5'7"/170cm
Weight
50kg - 55kg / 7st 12lb - 8st 9lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

Basically, everything bad that could happen did happen from this pill. There’s been no benefit to me whatsoever, I lost weight but think that was just from coming off another pill. The headaches are constant I practically get them every single day, I’m tired all the time and moody, my skin has never been worse and oily all the time. I’m not pregnant though. I don’t get migraines on this as I did with the combined pill but i get headaches literally all the time. It makes me feel nauseous a lot too but I’m not wanting to try anything else :(

Impact whilst taking

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

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

Dizziness

Migraines

Aura symptoms

Spots or acne

Nausea or vomiting

Enlarged breasts

Back pain

Tender breasts

Increased body hair

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

Vaginal dryness

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