16/03/2021

Nexplanon

Implant

4/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
18 months - 3 years
Had children
No
Height
5'2"/157.5cm
Weight
40kg - 45kg / 6st 4lb - 7st 1lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

Insertion isn’t bad at all, some bruising after but nothing horrendous. My periods stopped for the first year, then returned non stop for 5 months daily however painless and very light, and now come irregularly but still painless and light. Skin still better than off contraception but not as clear as with pill. On implant due to long, heavy, painful periods off contraception but not agreeing with the pill, and will be likely going with the implant again once it runs out as happy enough.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Somewhat negatively
Weight
No change
Periods
Stopped periods
Sex drive
No change

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Spots or acne

Better skin

Back pain

Tender breasts

Cystitus

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

Pelvic infection

Vaginal dryness

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