10/05/2021

Desogestrel

Progesterone only / Mini pill

4/5

About the reviewer

Age
26-30
Time used
18 months - 3 years
Had children
No
Height
5'7"/170cm
Weight
85kg - 90kg / 13st 5lb - 14st 2lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

Due to family history of blood clots, I was recommended this pill over the combined. Overall it has been a positive experience, especially as it stopped my periods which used to be very heavy and painful.

Impact whilst taking

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

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

Migraines

Dizziness

Spots or acne

Better skin

High blood pressure

Increased sweating

Tender breasts

Vaginal discharge

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