25/06/2019

Nexplanon

Implant

2/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
3 - 6 months
Had children
No
Height
5'3"/160cm
Weight
50kg - 55kg / 7st 12lb - 8st 9lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

I got it, it wasn’t put in very well. My skin and muscles around the implant would ache almost constantly, like a dull ache. I wouldn’t stop bleeding either, I’d have my usual periods but in between was constant spotting and womb pains, had to take it out after only 3 months.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Neutral - no change
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
Spotting / light bleeding between periods
Sex drive
No change

Side effects whilst taking

Migraines

Headaches

Dizziness

Aura symptoms

High blood pressure

Tender breasts

Nausea or vomiting

Better skin

Increased sweating

Womb cramps

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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