19/06/2019

Nexplanon

Implant

1/5

About the reviewer

Age
26-30
Time used
5 - 8 years
Had children
Yes
Height
5'8"/172.5cm
Weight
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

I’ve got 3 kids. I first got the implant after my 2nd born and it was implanon. I was fine on it. Had it in my arm for 3 years did have the occasional headaches but thought nothing of it my periods were quite heavy and irregular though. Got my new implant straight in at 3 years and it was nexplanon. I stopped bleeding altogether but the headaches were worse, way worse -almost 3 a week. It gave me low mood too. After around 2 years of having it in I had to have surgery (nothing to do with the implant) but I got it removed so my body could heal without added extras. Then I fell pregnant with my 3rd. After the birth I got the implant put back in and the headaches returned with a vengeance now migraines. My moods hit rock bottom, and it literally sent me do lally tap, I kicked off over the slightest thing etc. I then I the thing removed out my arm and tried the mini pill. And it’s the best thing I ever done. I havent been on them long but I’ve had 2 headaches in the past month!! My mood has lifted and I actually want to get out of bed in the morning. Anyways, I know the implant works for some people and others it doesn’t. But NY experience with it, I would never use it again.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Very negatively
Weight
I don’t know / can’t tell
Periods
Stopped periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

Migraines

Headaches

Aura symptoms

Dizziness

Dark body hair

Back pain

Spots or acne

Womb cramps

Thrush

Vaginal dryness

Vaginal discharge

Impact after using

Mood
N/A
Weight
N/A
Periods
N/A
Sex drive
N/A

No effects

No effects

No effects

Experience after taking

N/A

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