13/04/2021

Desogestrel

Progesterone only / Mini pill

3/5

About the reviewer

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

Experience

I switched to this from Cerazette. I have less period pain and less headaches but have a decreased sex drive, lots of mood swings and increased body hair. I also have irregular bleeding which can last weeks!

Impact whilst taking

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

Side effects whilst taking

Migraines

Headaches

Aura symptoms

Dark body hair

Increased body hair

Tender breasts

High blood pressure

Spots or acne

Increased sweating

Back pain

Vaginal discharge

Cystitus

Womb cramps

Vaginal dryness

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