19/06/2019

Desogestrel

Progesterone only / Mini pill

4/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
3 - 5 years
Had children
No
Height
5'7"/170cm
Weight
65kg - 70kg / 10st 3lb - 11st 0lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

Best pill for me so far. It’s hard to tell whether the headaches are related to the pill of if it’s an external factor (I’m quite sensitive to the weather). Again with the other side effects, they are common when I’m due on so may not be the pill.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Neutral - no change
Weight
No change
Periods
No change
Sex drive
No change

Side effects whilst taking

Migraines

Headaches

Aura symptoms

Tender breasts

Enlarged breasts

Spots or acne

Back pain

Increased sweating

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

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