27/06/2021

Nexplanon

Implant

5/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
5 - 8 years
Had children
No
Height
5'3"/160cm
Weight
55kg - 60kg / 8st 9lb - 9st 6lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

The implant is perfect for me because I struggle to remember to do things regularly and I have very easy periods (no period pain, ambiguous mood affect, no other noticeable symptoms). The only and major side effect of the implant is CRAZY irregular periods. In one year, I might be bleeding more days than not, then I will have no periods for a year and a half. I use the cup so honestly I can forget I’m on a period and it’s fine to handle. I understand that this won’t be for everyone. Hormone chaos could be very bad for someone else. But for me, where I am terrified of an unwanted pregnancy, I will take all of that 100% because it’s more effective than sterilisation but reversible. The implant and removal is also totally fine and painless with a local anesthetic.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Neutral - no change
Weight
No change
Periods
Irregular periods
Sex drive
No change

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

No effects

No effects

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