09/08/2019

Zelleta

Progesterone only / Mini pill

1/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
1 - 3 months
Had children
No
Height
5'3"/160cm
Weight
50kg - 55kg / 7st 12lb - 8st 9lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

I suffered from acne for 10 years and it came back really badly when I was on the mini pill, so badly I felt like an insecure teenager again, I was afraid to look people in the eye. I had pack pain for a week and had cystitis and vaginal dryness the whole time I was on it.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Somewhat negatively
Weight
No change
Periods
Stopped periods
Sex drive
No change

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Spots or acne

Back pain

Vaginal dryness

Cystitus

Impact after using

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

No effects

Better skin

No effects

Experience after taking

I have just stopped taking it so my body is still adjusting but I am really happy I have come off it.

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