14/04/2021

Desogestrel

Progesterone only / Mini pill

1/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
1 - 3 months
Had children
No
Height
5'8"/172.5cm
Weight
55kg - 60kg / 8st 9lb - 9st 6lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

I started bleeding and just didn’t stop pretty much from the get-go and from friends who had been on it before for up to 6 months and still bleeding I decided it wouldn’t be ideal, let alone the loss of sex drive. I just didn’t see the point! I wouldn’t suggest this pill to anyone.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Somewhat negatively
Weight
No change
Periods
Heavier periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

Dizziness

Migraines

Headaches

Increased sweating

Tender breasts

Back pain

Increased body hair

High blood pressure

Enlarged breasts

Spots or acne

Nausea or vomiting

Cystitus

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

Vaginal dryness

Impact after using

Mood
N/A
Weight
N/A
Periods
N/A
Sex drive
N/A

No effects

No effects

No effects

Experience after taking

N/A

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