26/06/2020

Nexplanon

Implant

3/5

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

I got this birth control in my arm in 2019 July I’ve had it for nearly 12 months, I was meant to get it removed in June 2020 due to the 4 months long periods but they have settled down now since taking the pill for 3 months there much better I think I’ve decided to keep it for the full 3 years now I only have 2 years left on it may us well keep it in because I’m afraid to go to get a appointment due to the covid 19 situation I’m just gonna stick to it till it’s expired them as soon as it’s expired I’m just switching back to the combined pill hopefully now it’s come to the year mark on this implant hopefully it will completely stop my periods that’s what I really wanted it to do fingers crossed I won’t get my periods again for a long time that would be a blessing to have a long break from my periods I think I’m deciding on keeping it in it’s very effective I forget it’s there and don’t need to take a pill daily or if I vomit it won’t effect my implant it’s a long term option the implant is

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Somewhat negatively
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
Stopped periods
Sex drive
I don’t know / can’t tell

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

Aura symptoms

Dizziness

Increased sweating

Tender breasts

Enlarged breasts

Dark body hair

Spots or acne

Issues wearing contact lenses

Better skin

High blood pressure

Nausea or vomiting

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

Vaginal dryness

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