25/06/2019

Desogestrel

Progesterone only / Mini pill

3/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
3 - 5 years
Had children
No
Height
5'8"/172.5cm
Weight
60kg - 65kg / 9st 6lb - 10st 3lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

Other than the implant or coil (neither do I like the sound of or want) I’m limited on the contraceptive I’m allowed. It’s ok, does the job I wanted it for, stopped my periods.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
I can't tell
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
Stopped periods
Sex drive
No change

Side effects whilst taking

Migraines

Headaches

Aura symptoms

Back pain

Tender breasts

Spots or acne

Nausea or vomiting

Thrush

Vaginal discharge

Womb cramps

Cystitus

Vaginal dryness

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