13/09/2019

Nexplanon

Implant

1/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
3 - 6 months
Had children
No
Height
5'4"/162.5cm
Weight
80kg - 85kg / 12st 8lb - 13st 5lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

The implant made me very emotional and feel very unstable. Alongside this I gained a fair amount of weight and developed very bad acne. No other contraception has made me feel as awful as the implant. One small benefit was no periods.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Somewhat negatively
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
Stopped periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

Spots or acne

Enlarged breasts

Back pain

Womb cramps

Vaginal dryness

Impact after using

Mood
N/A
Weight
N/A
Periods
N/A
Sex drive
N/A

No effects

No effects

No effects

Experience after taking

N/A

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