27/07/2020

Nexplanon

Implant

3/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
3 - 5 years
Had children
No
Height
5'6"/167.5cm
Weight
60kg - 65kg / 9st 6lb - 10st 3lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

I had extremely irregular periods. I had nothing for months then would bleed heavily for 2 to 3 weeks sometimes. I found it hard to predict when I would bleed and this may have been the cause of my anxiety but i also felt really low

Impact whilst taking

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

Side effects whilst taking

Migraines

Headaches

Better skin

High blood pressure

Nausea or vomiting

Back pain

Spots or acne

Tender breasts

Cystitus

Thrush

Vaginal discharge

Vaginal dryness

Womb cramps

Pelvic infection

Impact after using

Mood
Neutral - no change
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
I don’t know/can’t tell
Sex drive
No change

Migraines

Headaches

Back pain

Spots or acne

Nausea or vomiting

High blood pressure

Cystitus

Thrush

Pelvic infection

Womb cramps

Vaginal dryness

Vaginal discharge

Experience after taking

I didn’t notice a huge difference after it was removed as I started a pill pretty much straight away

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