04/05/2021

Desogestrel

Progesterone only / Mini pill

4/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
6 - 12 months
Had children
No
Height
5'4"/162.5cm
Weight
75kg - 80kg / 11st 11lb - 12st 8lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

I switched over to Desogestrel after being on Rigevidon for about 3 years and I much preferred it. It stopped my periods all together and hasn’t caused me significant weight gain like Rigevidon did. Hasn’t really had an effect on my mood or anything else so is pretty good all together.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Neutral - no change
Weight
I don’t know / can’t tell
Periods
Stopped periods
Sex drive
No change

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Enlarged breasts

Spots or acne

Nausea or vomiting

Womb cramps

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