26/06/2020

Desorex

Progesterone only / Mini pill

1/5

About the reviewer

Age
36-40
Time used
1 - 3 months
Had children
No
Height
5'10"/177.5cm
Weight
90kg - 95kg / 14st 2lb - 14st 13lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

I took Desogestrel for 3 months. My periods were very heavy and lasted for 3 weeks; which was certainly the most effective contraceptive ever! When my prescription was refilled by the pharmacy, they gave me the Desorex brand instead. For the last 2 month my periods have been much lighter and a lot shorter, but my skin has been significantly impacted – I have acne now and I’ve never had any acne/ spot issues previously. It’s really very noticeable. I would definitely not recommend this brand. I’m on my final strip of the 3 month pack and will be stopping it once that finishes.

Impact whilst taking

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

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Spots or acne

Increased sweating

No effects

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