26/06/2019

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Implant

2/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
18 months - 3 years
Had children
No
Height
5'8"/172.5cm
Weight
75kg - 80kg / 11st 11lb - 12st 8lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

Towards the end of the 3 years I was having periods every couple of weeks. And then when I had it removed I lost half a stone very quickly.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Somewhat negatively
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
Irregular periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

Migraines

Headaches

Issues wearing contact lenses

Enlarged breasts

Vaginal dryness

Impact after using

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

No effects

No effects

No effects

Experience after taking

Weight loss and increased sex drive…win win! I had it removed before the recommended 3 years as it was messing with my cycle and emotions too much. I went on to use non hormonal methods of contraception which has been better for me

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