10/07/2021

Nexplanon

Implant

3/5

About the reviewer

Age
26-30
Time used
18 months - 3 years
Had children
Yes
Height
5'7"/170cm
Weight
65kg - 70kg / 10st 3lb - 11st 0lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

this would be my choice of contraception again if I was not willing to risk pregnancy despite the side effects and negative impact it had on my relationship, moods and sex drive.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Very negatively
Weight
No change
Periods
Irregular periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

Dizziness

Aura symptoms

Headaches

Nausea or vomiting

Cystitus

Thrush

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

Vaginal dryness

Impact after using

Mood
Very positively
Weight
No change
Periods
3-6 months
Sex drive
Increased sex drive

Dizziness

Increased body hair

Dark body hair

Vaginal discharge

Womb cramps

Experience after taking

I now track my cycle and still get low mood a couple of days before my cycle, I also bloat lots just before ovulation. My mood and sex drive is now predictable and is much more positive. I also have more energy and motivation.

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