17/05/2020

Nexplanon

Implant

1/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
18 months - 3 years
Had children
No
Height
5'8"/172.5cm
Weight
65kg - 70kg / 10st 3lb - 11st 0lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

I had the implant for 3 years and although i didn’t notice the severity of the effects whilst using it, I can now say I would never recommend this to anyone! The first year was ok but after that it went downhill, I gained a lot of weight, had a complete loss of sex drive and felt very low with depressive episodes or just didn’t feel much at all.

Impact whilst taking

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

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

Migraines

Aura symptoms

Spots or acne

Back pain

Tender breasts

Enlarged breasts

Increased sweating

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

Vaginal dryness

Impact after using

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

Dizziness

Headaches

Better skin

Spots or acne

Back pain

Tender breasts

Vaginal discharge

Womb cramps

Vaginal dryness

Experience after taking

After having this removed it was like a weight was lifted and I finally realise how awful this experience was. I lost weight fairly quickly with minimal effort, felt happy and motivated again and had an increased sex drive.

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