05/07/2021

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Implant

2/5

About the reviewer

Age
31-35
Time used
12 - 18 months
Had children
No
Height
5'6"/167.5cm
Weight
80kg - 85kg / 12st 8lb - 13st 5lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

I didn’t enjoy the implant, I gained a lot of weight and found it difficult to loose. I noticed an instant change in my moods when I got the implant fitted. The first couple of days I felt like I was going mad. It settled a bit but I did feel more hormonal around my period.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Very negatively
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
Lighter periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Tender breasts

Vaginal dryness

Vaginal discharge

Impact after using

Mood
Somewhat positively
Weight
I lost weight
Periods
3-6 months
Sex drive
Increased sex drive

No effects

No effects

No effects

Experience after taking

I lost weight without really trying, I went back onto the pill I’d been using for years and felt relief

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