Does progestogen-only / Mini pill cause sweating more than usual?

How our community feel they have been impacted by sweating more than usual on progestogen-only / Mini pill

Data is taken from self reported Lowdown user reviews

None or not sure

69%

A bit

13%

Quite a bit

8%

A lot

5%

A great deal

4%

Out of the 1279 reviews for progestogen-only / Mini pill, 0 people (0%) reported sweating more than usual.

Reviewers that reported sweating more than usual as a side effect

Data is taken from self reported Lowdown user reviews

Used for 1 - 3 mo
31 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  1 week ago

I have tried lots of contraception and this has not been good for me. I was in agony with abdominal pain for a week and had period symptoms with no bleeding, followed by random bleeds.

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Worse skin

1 more effect

0 helpful

0 comments

Used for 6 - 12 mo
25 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  1 month ago

Initially was bleeding a lot, with periods lasting for agessss, but then my periods became shorter and eventually stopped. My boobs also initially were super tender and became a bit bigger? But I've since lost about 15lbs unintentionally (to the point in which I'm now underweight) and they've shrunk. Sex drive has definitely decreased a bit, but nothing major. Overall not too shabby!!


Somewhat negative mood

2 more effects

0 helpful

1 comments

Used for 12 - 18 mo
22 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  1 month ago

I had to switch from the combined pill to the mini pill following a bought of migraines with aura. At first, it was great - I didn’t get periods, I felt good, I wasn’t worried about strokes etc. However, after around 6 months of my body getting used to it, my periods came back, extremely irregular (I.e. 3 periods in one month), my mood and mental health had significantly declined, and my skin is absolutely terrible.


Very negative mood

2 more effects

0 helpful

0 comments

Progestogen-only / Mini pill common side effects

Data is taken from self reported Lowdown user reviews

51% of progestogen-only / Mini pill reviewers reported tender breasts

46% of progestogen-only / Mini pill reviewers reported period like cramps

44% of progestogen-only / Mini pill reviewers reported vaginal discharge

41% of progestogen-only / Mini pill reviewers reported breast enlargement

38% of progestogen-only / Mini pill reviewers reported vaginal dryness


Possible progestogen-only / Mini pill side effects

Data is taken from self reported Lowdown user reviews

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