25/02/2021

Nexplanon

Implant

2/5

About the reviewer

Age
Over 45
Time used
5 - 8 years
Had children
No
Height
5'8"/172.5cm
Weight
75kg - 80kg / 11st 11lb - 12st 8lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

Check that this is the right contraception for you when you reach peri menopause from 35_45 yrs onwards.The irregular bleeding is not good on this implant.I also had a few heart palpitations.

Impact whilst taking

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

Side effects whilst taking

Aura symptoms

Dizziness

Spots or acne

Tender breasts

Vaginal discharge

Impact after using

Mood
Somewhat positively
Weight
No change
Periods
2 months
Sex drive
I don’t know / can’t tell

No effects

No effects

No effects

Experience after taking

I was very happy to get this implant removed,soley because my periods returned to normal in my case after 2 weeks out of a month of very heavy bleeding to 4 days a month of controllable bleeding

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