19/06/2019

Nexplanon

Implant

1/5

About the reviewer

Age
31-35
Time used
6 - 12 months
Had children
Yes
Height
5'1"/155cm
Weight
100kg - 105kg / 15st 10lb - 16st 7lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

I had just had my youngest daughter, she was about 15 weeks old when I had the implant inserted. I found my self becoming increasingly aggressive towards myself. I wanted to hurt myself. I couldnt tolerate my baby crying it made me want to smash my head off a wall but I wanted to keep doing it over and over. I wanted to throw myself out the bedroom window. I remember hearing the blood rush through my ears and I could feel my blood pumping through my veins. When I went to the one to one centre they just took it out straight away and the feelings of self harm went with it!!

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Very negatively
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
Stopped periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

Migraines

Headaches

High blood pressure

Increased sweating

Dark body hair

Increased body hair

No effects

Impact after using

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

Migraines

Headaches

Better skin

No effects

Experience after taking

I felt so much better after my implant was taken out. It totally put me off contraceptions with hormones in them though as i am weary it may have another negative effect on me.

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