19/06/2019

Desogestrel

Progesterone only / Mini pill

3/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
18 months - 3 years
Had children
No
Height
5'4"/162.5cm
Weight
75kg - 80kg / 11st 11lb - 12st 8lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

I have PCOS and I used to suffer with aura migraines as a teenager which makes my contraceptive choices much more difficult. The biggest problem with this is the complete lack of sex drive. I NEVER want to have sex with my boyfriend and it has raised issues within our relationship. My dark hair has gotten worse but this may just be the PCOS rather than the PCOS and progesterone combo. My weight has been incredibly stubborn to shift but again could be solely the PCOS

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Somewhat negatively
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
I don’t know / can’t tell
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Spots or acne

Dark body hair

Increased body hair

High blood pressure

No effects

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