28/04/2021

Nexplanon

Implant

2/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
12 - 18 months
Had children
No
Height
5'5"/165cm
Weight
65kg - 70kg / 10st 3lb - 11st 0lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

I had this implant back in July of 2019 it was easy to insert however about 2 weeks as soon as I got it inserted into my arm my periods was very disruptive I would get spotting and this would last for about 7 days them comes a period and I couldn’t believe it lasted for 4 months them once it hit the 4 month mark my periods had settled and I didn’t get anything for 3 months them after 3 months my periods returned again lasting really long there was never ending I was really getting frustrated with the irregular periods it was not convenient for me at all I was always in a bad mood it was a awful experience I began getting constant dark suicidal thoughts and bad anxiety attacks due to this implant it’s not worth it if you have pre existing mental health conditions like me it made my moods worse I didn’t wanna join in with anything I lost my sex drive yes I do give it 100% protection from pregnancy but the side effects are so not worth it it works well as prevent pregnancy because it makes sure you will never have sex ever again your always bleeding try another method this is a horrible contraception should be took of the market in my opinion I am so happy with the pill I’m on now it works so much better for me I have a period every month it’s much better no more disruptive periods and bad thoughts do not get

Impact whilst taking

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

Side effects whilst taking

Migraines

Headaches

Dizziness

Aura symptoms

Dark body hair

High blood pressure

Increased sweating

Nausea or vomiting

Tender breasts

Increased body hair

Issues wearing contact lenses

Enlarged breasts

Spots or acne

Back pain

Womb cramps

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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