26/06/2019

Nexplanon

Implant

4/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
5 - 8 years
Had children
No
Height
5'5"/165cm
Weight
90kg - 95kg / 14st 2lb - 14st 13lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

I found this a very good contraceptive so much so that I went through the process twice. Though I did have some side affects it wasn’t something that put me off using it. Did have some very strange period symptoms.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Somewhat negatively
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
Irregular periods
Sex drive
No change

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

Increased sweating

Tender breasts

Enlarged breasts

Spots or acne

Vaginal dryness

Vaginal discharge

Impact after using

Mood
Somewhat positively
Weight
No change
Periods
1 month
Sex drive
No change

Migraines

Headaches

Spots or acne

Increased sweating

Vaginal discharge

Experience after taking

It was a fairly easy transition out if this contraceptive found that my mood has increased after being off it as well

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