18/03/2021

Nexplanon

Implant

2/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
3 - 5 years
Had children
No
Height
5'6"/167.5cm
Weight
85kg - 90kg / 13st 5lb - 14st 2lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

This is the second implant I’ve had. The first implant was great and I had no adverse side effects. With this implant however, I have had irregular periods accompanied by bad headaches each month. I’ve also gained a lot of weight that I can’t seem to shift and I suffer with hormonal acne. My sex drive is really low.

Impact whilst taking

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

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

Migraines

Dark body hair

Increased body hair

Enlarged breasts

Spots or acne

Tender breasts

Back pain

High blood pressure

Vaginal dryness

Cystitus

Thrush

Vaginal discharge

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