07/05/2020

Nexplanon

Implant

1/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
6 - 12 months
Had children
No
Height
5'5"/165cm
Weight
70kg - 75kg / 11st 0lb - 11st 11lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

So I had this implant fitted in my arm in July 2019 However at first for the first 4 months I got non stop periods for 4 months and it made me really moody I would get sad or angry for no reason it was scary for me because im usually a happy stable person, however the periods stopped for 3 months I thought great its settled down finally however February 2020 came and I had a long period still on my period now its been nearly 3 months since ive been on my period its so annoying my periods are crazy with blood clots and the odour smells so bad and I cant stand this birth control anymore the periods are ridiculous im all ways tired all the time and not in the mood to do anything I have had lots of hot flushes and its causing my hair to experience dandruff and become greasy easily I am having this removed next month im fed up with the irregular periods and hot flushes I am ready to get my natural periods back and go back to my normal self I have had this implant for nearly 11 months less than a year and it was the worst decision I had ever made never again not satisfied with it horrible birth control do not put your bodies through this thing its so not worth it I gained 20lbs to my clothes are not fitting well feel so disgusting.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Very negatively
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
Irregular periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

Aura symptoms

Dizziness

Migraines

Dark body hair

Enlarged breasts

Spots or acne

Increased sweating

Tender breasts

Increased body hair

High blood pressure

Nausea or vomiting

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

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