12/09/2020

Norgeston

Progesterone only / Mini pill

4/5

About the reviewer

Age
36-40
Time used
12 - 18 months
Had children
Yes
Height
5'5"/165cm
Weight
85kg - 90kg / 13st 5lb - 14st 2lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

I have found it extremely hard finding the right contraceptive that actually agrees with me. I have tried implant, IUD, combined pill( during my mid 20s) and mini pill ( cerazatte). I started using Norgeston in May 2019 and still am because this seems to be the only thing that suits me. My periods are much more painful with this pill and they are irregular. My breasts are very sore as well and I have put on weight but as this is the only pill that suits me iam prepared to stick with it. I cant take the combined pill anymore because I am 36 years old and overweight. I have also noticed that I have an increased sex drive.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Somewhat negatively
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
Irregular periods
Sex drive
Increased sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Tender breasts

Enlarged breasts

Back pain

Womb cramps

Thrush

Vaginal discharge

Vaginal dryness

Impact after using

Mood
N/A
Weight
N/A
Periods
N/A
Sex drive
N/A

No effects

No effects

No effects

Experience after taking

N/A

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