18/05/2021

Nexplanon

Implant

3/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
18 months - 3 years
Had children
No
Height
5'2"/157.5cm
Weight
55kg - 60kg / 8st 9lb - 9st 6lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

Insertion was easy and my periods stopped completely after a couple months for about 2 years. However, I experienced weight gain especially in my breasts, i went up 3 cup sizes and had complete loss of sex drive and thrush multiple times.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Neutral - no change
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
Stopped periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

Enlarged breasts

Back pain

Thrush

Vaginal dryness

Vaginal discharge

Pelvic infection

Impact after using

Mood
Neutral - no change
Weight
I lost weight
Periods
3-6 months
Sex drive
Increased sex drive

Migraines

Headaches

Dizziness

Nausea or vomiting

Vaginal discharge

Experience after taking

The removal process took longer and was more painful than expected but i returned to my previous weight and period cycle.

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