31/07/2019

Depo-Provera

Injection

2/5

About the reviewer

Age
26-30
Time used
12 - 18 months
Had children
No
Height
5'9"/175cm
Weight
105kg - 110kg / 16st 7lb - 17st 4lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

Initially after the first injection I has terrible dizziness and nausea. I was encouraged to keep up with the Injection. I’d stay it took 4 times for those side effects to stop. I also gained 30kg. Obviously can’t say it was all the injection, but it’s a common and we’ll documented side effect with a direct correlation to the depo provera. For that reason I would not have again. I was already large and now I have bloody pressure issues.

Impact whilst taking

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

Side effects whilst taking

Dizziness

Headaches

Nausea or vomiting

No effects

Impact after using

Mood
Neutral - no change
Weight
No change
Periods
3-6 months
Sex drive
No change

No effects

No effects

Womb cramps

Experience after taking

Initially absolutely dreadful. Terrible almost unbearable pain/cramps and weeks and weeks of spotting/unusual discharge.

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