25/06/2019

Nexplanon

Implant

2/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
3 - 5 years
Had children
No
Height
5'7"/170cm
Weight
85kg - 90kg / 13st 5lb - 14st 2lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

Loss of sex drive/libido, lack of energy, increased weight gain, insomnia. Scars left from removal/incision, some nurses refusing to remove my implant unless wanting to get pregnant.

Impact whilst taking

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

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

Spots or acne

Back pain

Tender breasts

Enlarged breasts

Dark body hair

Increased body hair

Increased sweating

Nausea or vomiting

Womb cramps

Thrush

Vaginal discharge

Vaginal dryness

Impact after using

Mood
Very positively
Weight
I don’t know / can’t tell
Periods
I don’t know/can’t tell
Sex drive
Increased sex drive

No effects

Better skin

Tender breasts

Spots or acne

Back pain

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

Experience after taking

Sex drive increasing back to usual, less headaches, less anixety, more energy and concentration, more motivation to get up and do things

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