Does Norgeston make you gain weight?

Norgeston is a type of progestogen only pill, also known as the mini-pill.

Weight change is a common short term side effect of the POP, along with, spotty skin, breast tenderness, nausea / vomiting, stomach upset, headaches and change in sex drive or mood.

These side effects are usually temporary and should go after a few months. However, if side effects persist, or you are finding them difficult to deal with, you may want to consider trying a different type and brand of POP or alternative contraceptive methods.

Last updated at: 29 March 2022


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