28/06/2019

Depo-Provera

Injection

2/5

About the reviewer

Age
26-30
Time used
8+ years
Had children
No
Height
5'2"/157.5cm
Weight
70kg - 75kg / 11st 0lb - 11st 11lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

I used this just for ease I can be forgetful so it was a safe contraception for me. I used this for 8+years and didn’t realise how bad my mood had gotten and my skin too. Finally came off the injection so much happier had to eventually have other treatment for my skin. However other friends have had a positive experiences.

Impact whilst taking

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

Side effects whilst taking

Aura symptoms

Migraines

Headaches

Dizziness

Spots or acne

Latex allergy

Dark body hair

High blood pressure

Enlarged breasts

Back pain

No effects

Impact after using

Mood
Somewhat positively
Weight
I lost weight
Periods
12-18 months
Sex drive
Increased sex drive

Migraines

Aura symptoms

Headaches

Dizziness

Better skin

Tender breasts

Womb cramps

Experience after taking

My mood has improved so much. And my acne has almost disappeared. Basically all the negative side effects I’ve personally expericed had almost gone now. I am currently not using any contraception until my body readjusts back to normal

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