09/04/2021

Desogestrel

Progesterone only / Mini pill

1/5

About the reviewer

Age
26-30
Time used
12 - 18 months
Had children
Yes
Height
5'7"/170cm
Weight
65kg - 70kg / 10st 3lb - 11st 0lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

I stopped this pill this week and I’m not thinking about ever using this one again. Terrible.

Impact whilst taking

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

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Dark body hair

Increased body hair

Increased sweating

Spots or acne

Back pain

Vaginal dryness

Womb cramps

Cystitus

Impact after using

Mood
I don’t know / can’t tell
Weight
I don’t know / can’t tell
Periods
I don’t know/can’t tell
Sex drive
I don’t know / can’t tell

No effects

Spots or acne

No effects

Experience after taking

I just quit this week so I can’t tell if there are any changes yet

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