11/02/2019

Desogestrel

Progesterone only / Mini pill

4/5

About the reviewer

Age
31-35
Time used
8+ years
Had children
No
Height
5'8"/172.5cm
Weight
80kg - 85kg / 12st 8lb - 13st 5lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

I have been on the mini pill for 15 years and it has reduced my severe period pains and migraines with aura. I rarely gave periods and when I do they are break out periods. I am actually quite nervous about coming off it!

Impact whilst taking

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

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Tender breasts

Cystitus

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

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