19/06/2019

Nexplanon

Implant

1/5

About the reviewer

Age
Under 18
Time used
18 months - 3 years
Had children
No
Height
5'3"/160cm
Weight
60kg - 65kg / 9st 6lb - 10st 3lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

My implant caused me to gain weight effecting my self confidence, i also experience very low moods and depressive episodes. My periods were very irregular which involved missing periods for months at a time then heavy bleeding constantly for 8/12 weeks. I was encouraged to keep the implant for 2 and a half years yet my experience was the same through out.

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

Dizziness

Aura symptoms

Dark body hair

Increased body hair

Enlarged breasts

Spots or acne

Nausea or vomiting

Back pain

Tender breasts

Increased sweating

Vaginal discharge

Vaginal dryness

Womb cramps

Pelvic infection

Impact after using

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

Headaches

Migraines

Dizziness

Better skin

Nausea or vomiting

Spots or acne

Dark body hair

Back pain

Tender breasts

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

Vaginal dryness

Experience after taking

After removing the implant my periods were effected they became heavier and more painful however my moods changed in a positive way and i stopped experiencing depressive episodes so often

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