08/10/2019

Depo-Provera

Injection

3/5

About the reviewer

Age
26-30
Time used
18 months - 3 years
Had children
Yes
Height
5'9"/175cm
Weight
105kg - 110kg / 16st 7lb - 17st 4lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

Although the injection is convenient, I feel that being on it for a long period of time is not great. I have stopped the injection, and on to my third week without it and my mood has changed already.

Impact whilst taking

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

Side effects whilst taking

Migraines

Dizziness

Increased body hair

Better skin

Back pain

Tender breasts

Dark body hair

Increased sweating

Cystitus

Impact after using

Mood
Very positively
Weight
No change
Periods
I don’t know/can’t tell
Sex drive
Increased sex drive

No effects

Spots or acne

Back pain

Vaginal discharge

Experience after taking

The experience after stopping has been positive.

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