12/12/2019

I don't know/can't remember

Progesterone only / Mini pill

2/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
1 - 3 months
Had children
No
Height
5'2"/157.5cm
Weight
50kg - 55kg / 7st 12lb - 8st 9lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

I was taking the pill for about 1 month whilst I waited for an appointment for the coil. I had terrible mood swings and felt incredibly depressed. I also got really bad acne on my face and back whilst using the pill. After I stopped taking it my symptoms eased almost immediately.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Very negatively
Weight
No change
Periods
Stopped periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

Spots or acne

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

Impact after using

Mood
Somewhat positively
Weight
No change
Periods
I don’t know/can’t tell
Sex drive
Increased sex drive

No effects

Better skin

Spots or acne

No effects

Experience after taking

All negative symptoms subsided almost immediately after I stopped taking the pill.

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