09/06/2021

Nexplanon

Implant

1/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
12 - 18 months
Had children
No
Height
5'8"/172.5cm
Weight
60kg - 65kg / 9st 6lb - 10st 3lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

The Implant was fine for 12 months until I started developing horrific side effects. All of a sudden I developed an extremely low mood, I became severely depressed and suicidal and it was the worse time in my entire life. I also developed horrific cystic acne all over my chin and lower jaw, it was so inflamed painful and red. I had so so so many spots and it left me with awful red and pitted acne scars that I can never get rid of. I also gained a stone in weight aka a tenth of my body weight. Importantly though, all three of these side effects completely disappeared after I got it removed!!! Please think before getting the progesterone implant fitted, and more importantly if you do start to develop bad side-effects get it removed as soon as possible!!!!

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Very negatively
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
Heavier periods
Sex drive
No change

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Spots or acne

Tender breasts

No effects

Impact after using

Mood
Very positively
Weight
I lost weight
Periods
1 month
Sex drive
No change

No effects

Better skin

No effects

Experience after taking

My severe depression, cystic acne and weight gain disappeared as soon as I got the implant removed!!!

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