Does norgeston pill cause breast enlargement?

How our community feel they have been impacted by breast enlargement on norgeston pill

Data is taken from self reported Lowdown user reviews

None or not sure

54%

A bit

22%

Quite a bit

18%

A lot

4%

A great deal

2%

Out of the 50 reviews for norgeston pill, 0 people (0%) reported breast enlargement.

Reviewers that reported breast enlargement as a side effect

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Used for 6 - 12 mo
24 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  2 weeks ago

  •  Still using

Generally a good pill but I am bleeding every week on it which is it’s main downside for me

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Used for 1 - 3 mo
26 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  4th Oct 23

  •  Stopped using

This hormone made me suicidal. I was trialling it for 3 months as I intended to get the mirena coil but wanted to see how I reacted to the specific hormone before I had it more permanently in my system. All day every day all I could think about was killing myself. I felt miserable and severely depressed. I started getting spots on my face and chest, one of my breasts is still slightly larger than the other since taking and stopping this medication (past them being sisters not twins level of different). The low mood wasn't noticeable to me until I'd run out of the 3 months script and couldn't get any more for a while. Within days I felt miles better. My period had been stopped already by my cerazette usage, and it didn't return while I was taking Norgeston. Absolutely I would recommend trying Norgeston before committing to the Mirena coil, if I hadn't I'm not entirely sure I'd still be here!


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Used for 12 - 18 mo
28 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  7th May 23

  •  Stopped using

After being off this pill for 6 months I have seen an enormous improvement in my mood, weight and overall well-being. I gained 9kg on this pill! I’ve been the same weight for a very long time, so to gain 9kg in a few months seemed odd but it was shrugged off as an ‘age thing’ as I’m approaching 30. Yet as soon as I came off this pill I lost the weight. I in part put this down to the extreme bloating I experienced on this pill. Insane levels of water retention stopped me from being able to wear any of my clothes. Not to mention the constipation! This had a serious impact on my well-being, self image and consequently my sex drive. Retrospect is a wonderful thing. Just wish I’d tried coming off it sooner!


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Norgeston pill common side effects

Data is taken from self reported Lowdown user reviews

68% of norgeston pill reviewers reported period like cramps

58% of norgeston pill reviewers reported vaginal discharge

54% of norgeston pill reviewers reported tender breasts

46% of norgeston pill reviewers reported breast enlargement

46% of norgeston pill reviewers reported lower back pain


Possible norgeston pill side effects

Data is taken from self reported Lowdown user reviews

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