20/08/2020

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
No I've stopped using it

Experience

only had this in my arm for 13 months and had to get it removed today because I could not take the side effects any longer it has completely ruined my mental health i was near suicidal on this birth control everyday and I would get weird hot flushes all the time which made me feel very uncomfortable my doctor tried preventing me to make a appointment to get it removed and saying the side effects will settle down give it more time and so she prescribe me the pill to me it just made things worse my hormones was all over the place the 3 months I was taking it my mood was terrible I didn’t wanna do anything and thats not like me im normally a outgoing person with motivation I started noticing my heart rate to go up high which caused anxiety attacks it was hard for me to concentrate and think clearly I gained weight rapidly about 17 or 18lbs which I hated about it my periods where very irregular them they completely stopped for 3 months them when February 2020 my 3rd month of my period started again it started with heavy bleeding for a week them it stopped for about 2 weeks and came back to heavy bleeding and spotting in between my periods my periods was not normal I felt very sick nausous all the time and started experiencing dark depressive thoughts and bad panic attacks which I never had before im considering taking a break from birth control for the time being because im tired of feeling hormonal all the time and very moody please girls before you look into getting something like this in your body please be warned and do your research birth controls like this are not healthy should be taken of the market would not reccomend.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Very negatively
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
Spotting / light bleeding between periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

Dizziness

Aura symptoms

Dark body hair

Increased body hair

High blood pressure

Enlarged breasts

Spots or acne

Increased sweating

Nausea or vomiting

Tender breasts

Issues wearing contact lenses

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

Vaginal dryness

Impact after using

Mood
N/A
Weight
N/A
Periods
N/A
Sex drive
N/A

No effects

No effects

No effects

Experience after taking

N/A

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