30/03/2021

Desomono

Progesterone only / Mini pill

1/5

About the reviewer

Age
26-30
Time used
3 - 6 months
Had children
No
Height
5'10"/177.5cm
Weight
55kg - 60kg / 8st 9lb - 9st 6lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

Had a really bad time on this pill. I changed pharmacies and they gave me this instead of Cerazette/Cerelle which I’ve taken interchangeably for the last 10 years. Demono really screwed me up – my mental health has plummeted to the point I feel depressed now and I never have before. Always been anxiety-prone but it’s been through the roof. No sex drive, find it much harder to get wet (pardon the TMI), spots all over my chin almost constantly, put on weight especially around my belly, and after having 10 glorious period-free years, I’ve started having heavy periods in very irregular patterns (for example I will be on for a week, off for a week, then back on for a week). I finally spoke to my nurse and begged her to take me off this – I’m staring Cerelle again today and hoping this will clear up.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Very negatively
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
Irregular periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

Spots or acne

Tender breasts

Enlarged breasts

Nausea or vomiting

Vaginal dryness

Cystitus

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

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