19/06/2019

Desogestrel

Progesterone only / Mini pill

3/5

About the reviewer

Age
36-40
Time used
18 months - 3 years
Had children
Yes
Height
5'5"/165cm
Weight
65kg - 70kg / 10st 3lb - 11st 0lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

I found this worked really well for a year then I was constantly bleeding. I saw the doctor who then said try taking two daily as she said the steroid probably wasn’t strong enough ! I did this for 6 weeks but then I was really moody emotional all the time ! So I’ve stopped and I’m not taking anything at the moment.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Somewhat negatively
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
Irregular periods
Sex drive
No change

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Tender breasts

No effects

Impact after using

Mood
Somewhat positively
Weight
No change
Periods
1 month
Sex drive
No change

No effects

No effects

No effects

Experience after taking

My moods returned to normal and my bleeding stopped and returned to my normal periods! Went back to the doctor and was told I could have surgery or my partner could have a vasectomy

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