10/08/2020

Nexplanon

Implant

2/5

About the reviewer

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

Experience

been taking for 13 months and been on my cycle for nearly 6 months im having abit of spotting at the minute and it feels like im gonna get my period but its not happend yet I have gained 20lbs it has increased my anxiety and depression im feeling suicidal everyday rang up my GP to try to get it removed however they put me on a waiting list due to Covid 19 im stuck with the implant at the minute I really want it removed its not worth the hassle worst mistake I ever made ever since having it in my arm I just feel very drained and like a zombie all the time ive completely lost interest in doing things what I used to enjoy before my moods are very low one minute I can be feeling happy the next time I will cry for no reason or snap and every little thing irritates me I am so sensitive to people telling jokes to me it has made me very paranoid all as I can say I hope soon I will have my appointment to get it removed because I really cant cope anymore with the horrible side effects it works for some women but not everybody has a good experience on it everyone’s bodies are different.

Impact whilst taking

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

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

Dizziness

Aura symptoms

Dark body hair

Increased body hair

Increased sweating

Tender breasts

Spots or acne

Nausea or vomiting

Enlarged breasts

Issues wearing contact lenses

High blood pressure

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

Vaginal dryness

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