11/06/2019

Desogestrel

Progesterone only / Mini pill

4/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
3 - 5 years
Had children
No
Height
5'3"/160cm
Weight
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

Been on this method for a few years now taking it everyday as its the one that suits my body and weight etc. At first it was very good and had no problems with it, as I’ve been on it a few years I’ve noticed it has most likely contributed to weight gain but not much and probably does impact my moods but not a lot as I’m generally a happy person. Was very good for a year or so then I started bleeding like everyday so I told the sexual health doctor and she recommended taking two pills each day so now I do and have no periods at all. She said it was okay to do and I keep asking to check it is and apparently is. Have no problems with it now really.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
I can't tell
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
Stopped periods
Sex drive
No change

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

Better skin

High blood pressure

Spots or acne

Tender breasts

No effects

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