07/10/2019

Nexplanon

Implant

1/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
6 - 12 months
Had children
No
Height
5'2"/157.5cm
Weight
65kg - 70kg / 10st 3lb - 11st 0lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

The biggest impact was on my mental health and the amount I was bleeding. It was constant bleeding/spotting so I ended up needing to be on the pill for 3 months anyway.

Impact whilst taking

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

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

Better skin

Increased sweating

Nausea or vomiting

Back pain

Thrush

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

Vaginal dryness

Impact after using

Mood
Very positively
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
2 months
Sex drive
Increased sex drive

No effects

Spots or acne

Nausea or vomiting

Back pain

Vaginal discharge

Thrush

Cystitus

Experience after taking

My life got so much better, my periods got shorter, my mental health became more consistent. Main downsides of having it removed were my acne coming back and weight gain.

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