28/07/2020

Nexplanon

Implant

2/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
3 - 5 years
Had children
No
Height
5'/152.5cm
Weight
60kg - 65kg / 9st 6lb - 10st 3lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

At the start the side effects where minimal. My periods became irregular stopping completely or bleeding for 3 weeks or so. But near the end of the 3 year period for about 6 months the side effects got worst especially the abnormal dark hair growth.

Impact whilst taking

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

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Dark body hair

Increased body hair

Spots or acne

Enlarged breasts

Tender breasts

Womb cramps

Impact after using

Mood
Somewhat positively
Weight
I don’t know / can’t tell
Periods
I don’t know/can’t tell
Sex drive
Increased sex drive

Headaches

Spots or acne

Increased sweating

Womb cramps

Experience after taking

Only recently had it removed (about 3 weeks) out due to abnormal hair growth. Do far my cycle is going wild and is irregular still I have also had bouts of headaches which i have never had before.

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