13/05/2019

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
70kg - 75kg / 11st 0lb - 11st 11lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

Overall did the job. It was a hassle to have it removed. I gained weight and more overly emotional however didnt get pregnant and my cycle was predictable and lighter.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Somewhat negatively
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
Lighter periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

Migraines

Aura symptoms

High blood pressure

Enlarged breasts

Spots or acne

Tender breasts

Back pain

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

Impact after using

Mood
Very positively
Weight
I lost weight
Periods
3-6 months
Sex drive
Increased sex drive

No effects

High blood pressure

Enlarged breasts

Spots or acne

Back pain

Tender breasts

No effects

Experience after taking

After the implant came out after around 3 or 4 months I lost weight and became more hormonally stable

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