27/06/2019

Nexplanon

Implant

2/5

About the reviewer

Age
26-30
Time used
18 months - 3 years
Had children
No
Height
5'7"/170cm
Weight
65kg - 70kg / 10st 3lb - 11st 0lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

Whilst Nexplanon was an effective contraceptive, I think this was due to my huge loss in sex drive, my prolonged periods (upwards of 8 weeks) and my incredibly low mood.

Impact whilst taking

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

Side effects whilst taking

Migraines

Headaches

Spots or acne

Tender breasts

Vaginal dryness

Impact after using

Mood
Very positively
Weight
No change
Periods
3-6 months
Sex drive
Increased sex drive

No effects

No effects

Cystitus

Vaginal discharge

Experience after taking

Coming off Nexplanon was the right choice for me! My mood increased fairly quickly and my volatile mood levelled out.

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