07/10/2019

I don't know/can't remember

Implant

1/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
6 - 12 months
Had children
No
Height
5'7"/170cm
Weight
50kg - 55kg / 7st 12lb - 8st 9lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

It completely affected my mood. I became angry, irrational and grumpy despite usually being fairly calm. I would become very sad for no apparent reason as well and I got what I called ‘implant moods’ where my mood would dip. I had a non-stop period for 2-3 months before going to the doctor who then put meon the pill at the same time to stop the periods (which defeats the purpose of the implant). The period I got for that time was light but constant. I managed to last for 9 months before asking to have it taken out. Would not recommend at all!

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Very negatively
Weight
No change
Periods
Irregular periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

Tender breasts

Vaginal dryness

Impact after using

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

No effects

No effects

No effects

Experience after taking

I went straight onto the pill so it’s hard to tell. There was an improvement in mood and I stopped being so up and down. However, I still had some lesser issues with mood due to the pill so it’s quite hard to tell. My constant periods stopped but I was on the pill so that regulated my cycle to the breakthrough bleeds.

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