26/08/2021

Desogestrel

Progesterone only / Mini pill

3/5

About the reviewer

Age
26-30
Time used
18 months - 3 years
Had children
Yes
Height
5'3"/160cm
Weight
80kg - 85kg / 12st 8lb - 13st 5lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

This pill rapidly decreased my sex drive and I have found my mood swings to be out of control and I get upset about things that before would never have upset me. Only positive is no periods…

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Very negatively
Weight
I don’t know / can’t tell
Periods
Stopped periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

Migraines

Better skin

Enlarged breasts

Increased body hair

Increased sweating

Tender breasts

Vaginal discharge

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