21/08/2019

Nexplanon

Implant

2/5

About the reviewer

Age
26-30
Time used
3 - 5 years
Had children
Yes
Height
5'11"/180cm
Weight
80kg - 85kg / 12st 8lb - 13st 5lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

It was convenient to not have to remember to take a pill every day, it wasn’t painful to have inserted but did leave my arm a bit bruised. The convenience was far outweighed by the issue of bleeding for more weeks than I wasn’t.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Somewhat negatively
Weight
No change
Periods
Irregular periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

Spots or acne

Increased sweating

Tender breasts

Vaginal dryness

Vaginal discharge

Womb cramps

Pelvic infection

Impact after using

Mood
Very positively
Weight
No change
Periods
1 month
Sex drive
Increased sex drive

No effects

Better skin

No effects

Experience after taking

My periods returned to normal fairly quickly, I definitely noticed an increased sex drive once it was removed.

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