12/06/2019

Desogestrel

Progesterone only / Mini pill

3/5

About the reviewer

Age
26-30
Time used
3 - 6 months
Had children
No
Height
5'9"/175cm
Weight
55kg - 60kg / 8st 9lb - 9st 6lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

It’s still early days so I am hoping things will settle but I’ve basically had a three month period since I started and boobs so sore I can’t run even with a sports bra! Otherwise though have had no significant side effects and am going to stick it out.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
I can't tell
Weight
No change
Periods
Irregular periods
Sex drive
No change

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

Migraines

Aura symptoms

Dizziness

Tender breasts

Increased body hair

Enlarged breasts

Spots or acne

Increased sweating

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

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