01/03/2019

Nexplanon

Implant

2/5

About the reviewer

Age
26-30
Time used
5 - 8 years
Had children
Yes
Height
5'10"/177.5cm
Weight
55kg - 60kg / 8st 9lb - 9st 6lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

I didn’t realize the side affects were related to the contraception until after I came off it. It was crazy how much it affected my moods and how tender it had made my breasts. I had the implant replaced once and the second one seemed to give me far more side affects.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Somewhat negatively
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
Spotting / light bleeding between periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

Spots or acne

Tender breasts

Cystitus

Impact after using

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

No effects

Better skin

Spots or acne

Cystitus

Experience after taking

It took what felt like a really long time to get my cycle back to being regular but once it was, it was like clockwork. It was all over the place when I had the implant. About 7 months after coming off i started trying to conceive. It took 6 months to get pregnant, I’ve no idea if this was related.

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