27/06/2019

Nexplanon

Implant

3/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
18 months - 3 years
Had children
No
Height
5'2"/157.5cm
Weight
85kg - 90kg / 13st 5lb - 14st 2lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

As I can’t go on the pill for health reasons this was the best option suggested by the doctor. Has worked extremely well but have gained a lot of weight – went from a size 12/14 to a size 16/18 whilst I’ve had the implant. Also always feel tired and no energy to do things

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Somewhat negatively
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
Irregular periods
Sex drive
No change

Side effects whilst taking

Migraines

Headaches

Enlarged breasts

Spots or acne

Back pain

Tender breasts

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

Vaginal dryness

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