21/06/2019

Desogestrel

Progesterone only / Mini pill

1/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
3 - 6 months
Had children
No
Height
5'4"/162.5cm
Weight
65kg - 70kg / 10st 3lb - 11st 0lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

The mini pill was good at the start then I experience a 3 month period that wouldn’t stop so I had to come off the pill

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Neutral - no change
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
Irregular periods
Sex drive
No change

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Tender breasts

Cystitus

Impact after using

Mood
Neutral - no change
Weight
I lost weight
Periods
3-6 months
Sex drive
No change

No effects

Spots or acne

Back pain

Vaginal discharge

Experience after taking

My extended period did not stop until 2 weeks after I stopped the pill then I experience a heavier period then my periods went back to normal

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