08/10/2019

Depo-Provera

Injection

5/5

About the reviewer

Age
26-30
Time used
5 - 8 years
Had children
No
Height
5'7"/170cm
Weight
60kg - 65kg / 9st 6lb - 10st 3lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

I love the depo. I don’t experience any mood swings on this. Over the course of a year I’ll have a few of the usual ladies symptoms but not all at once. For example my breasts may randomly become tender and then not again for 9-12months. Also once or twice a year I get period pains, but not excruciating very mild, just enough to remind me how lucky I am not to get them monthly. I’ve experienced no weight gain etc and after a few months on the injection my periods stopped all together. I did go through a stage of spotting a few years in but again they stopped. I’m very happy with the depo intramuscular injection.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Neutral - no change
Weight
No change
Periods
Stopped periods
Sex drive
No change

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Better skin

Enlarged breasts

Tender breasts

No effects

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