20/08/2019

Nexplanon

Implant

1/5

About the reviewer

Age
26-30
Time used
18 months - 3 years
Had children
No
Height
5'4"/162.5cm
Weight
75kg - 80kg / 11st 11lb - 12st 8lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

I stayed on the implant for the full 3 years and I hated it. I slowly got more and more depressed, lost my sex drive completely after 2 years, and put on a stone. I have since found out progesterone only contraceptives wacks my hormones out of balance.

Impact whilst taking

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

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

Dizziness

Spots or acne

Back pain

Tender breasts

Increased body hair

Enlarged breasts

Vaginal dryness

Womb cramps

Impact after using

Mood
Very positively
Weight
I lost weight
Periods
6 - 12 months
Sex drive
Increased sex drive

No effects

Better skin

Spots or acne

Womb cramps

Experience after taking

It took me years, but eventually I felt normal again!

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