21/08/2019

Nexplanon

Implant

3/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
3 - 5 years
Had children
No
Height
5'3"/160cm
Weight
60kg - 65kg / 9st 6lb - 10st 3lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

Effective contraception with minimal effort. Worked well for first two and a half years (no period). Afterwards, I got heavy bleeding and cramps every two weeks. Was given additional contraception on top to control it, but might as well just be taking the pill.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Somewhat negatively
Weight
I don’t know / can’t tell
Periods
Irregular periods
Sex drive
No change

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Nausea or vomiting

Spots or acne

Womb cramps

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