03/08/2021

Desogestrel

Progesterone only / Mini pill

3/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
3 - 6 months
Had children
No
Height
5'8"/172.5cm
Weight
100kg - 105kg / 15st 10lb - 16st 7lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

First few weeks were not good, had bad headaches, mood swings and got bad acne. My period happened for two weeks when i initially used it but then they did stop all together which was good as i had heavy painful periods before. The side effects just didn’t go away though, so i stopped taking them.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Very negatively
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
Stopped periods
Sex drive
I don’t know / can’t tell

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

Migraines

Aura symptoms

Dizziness

Dark body hair

Increased body hair

Spots or acne

Increased sweating

Back pain

Tender breasts

Enlarged breasts

Thrush

Vaginal discharge

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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