10/06/2019

Nexplanon

Implant

2/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
12 - 18 months
Had children
No
Height
5'8"/172.5cm
Weight
50kg - 55kg / 7st 12lb - 8st 9lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

Had to have the implant removed due to prolonged bleeding between periods. It interrupted my sex life and was generally annoying.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Neutral - no change
Weight
No change
Periods
Spotting / light bleeding between periods
Sex drive
I don’t know / can’t tell

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

Better skin

Vaginal discharge

Impact after using

Mood
Somewhat positively
Weight
No change
Periods
I don’t know/can’t tell
Sex drive
No change

No effects

Spots or acne

No effects

Experience after taking

Bleeding between periods stopped. Went on to the pill which seemed to agree with me more. Slight reduction in the amount of headaches I was getting.

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