20/08/2020

Nexplanon

Implant

2/5

About the reviewer

Age
26-30
Time used
6 - 12 months
Had children
No
Height
5'4"/162.5cm
Weight
65kg - 70kg / 10st 3lb - 11st 0lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

I’ve had the implant twice, both times now I’ve ended up putting on weight and having terrible low moods. For me, the negatives outweigh the positives. Currently looking for a new contraceptive option.

Impact whilst taking

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

Side effects whilst taking

Dizziness

Better skin

Enlarged breasts

Increased sweating

Nausea or vomiting

Increased body hair

Tender breasts

Thrush

Vaginal dryness

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

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