02/05/2020

Nexplanon

Implant

1/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
6 - 12 months
Had children
No
Height
6'/183cm
Weight
60kg - 65kg / 9st 6lb - 10st 3lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

The worst contraception Ive used. Was on it for a year, i had irregular periods the entire time, had no sex drive, extreme vaginal dryness to the point where I couldnt physically have sex, my boobs shrunk and felt deflated and i gained weight. I also got lots of under the skin spots and texture. Twice, the doctor prescribed me the pill for 3 months (6 months in total) combined with the implant in hope that it would ease the irregular period but every time i finished the 3 month pill course, my periods became irregular again right away. Genuinely a night mare for me – luckily the pill now works wonders

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Neutral - no change
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
Irregular periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Spots or acne

Increased sweating

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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