25/06/2019

Nexplanon

Implant

1/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
18 months - 3 years
Had children
No
Height
5'7"/170cm
Weight
65kg - 70kg / 10st 3lb - 11st 0lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

I have used the implant twice and had the same experience both times. During the first year I had no periods, gained weight and increased breast size but no other symptoms. After one year of using it I have experienced continual light bleeding that has lasted for over a month, acne, tender breasts, nausea, dizziness, headaches, loss of sex drive and vaginal dryness.

Impact whilst taking

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

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

Dizziness

Enlarged breasts

Spots or acne

Nausea or vomiting

Tender breasts

Womb cramps

Pelvic infection

Vaginal dryness

Vaginal discharge

Impact after using

Mood
Neutral - no change
Weight
I lost weight
Periods
1 month
Sex drive
Increased sex drive

No effects

Spots or acne

No effects

Experience after taking

Both times after having the implant removed I have managed to loose the 20+lbs that I gained whilst using the implant.

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