03/05/2021

Desogestrel

Progesterone only / Mini pill

2/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
1 - 3 months
Had children
No
Height
5'2"/157.5cm
Weight
115kg - 120kg / 18st 1lb - 18st 12lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

Would randomly spot on this, then eventually stopped my periods totally. Made my anxiety horrendous and broke out in loads of spots. Also had no sex drive AT ALL and was dry all the time.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Very negatively
Weight
No change
Periods
Stopped periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

Spots or acne

Enlarged breasts

Tender breasts

Dark body hair

Increased body hair

Increased sweating

Nausea or vomiting

Vaginal dryness

Womb cramps

Impact after using

Mood
Very positively
Weight
No change
Periods
I don’t know/can’t tell
Sex drive
Increased sex drive

No effects

Enlarged breasts

Tender breasts

Nausea or vomiting

Better skin

Spots or acne

Vaginal discharge

Experience after taking

After I stopped I didn’t bleed for 2 weeks and I have now been bleeding daily for 2 weeks. Improved sex drive and anxiety is a lot better

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