26/10/2019

Depo-Provera

Injection

5/5

About the reviewer

Age
31-35
Time used
8+ years
Had children
Yes
Height
5'3"/160cm
Weight
70kg - 75kg / 11st 0lb - 11st 11lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

I feel it’s the safest contraception for me, I don’t have to worry about it For 12 weeks and Having no periods is a huge bonus, I’ve been on it now about 12 years and my only worry is how my hormones will be affected when I stop using it.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Somewhat negatively
Weight
I don’t know / can’t tell
Periods
Stopped periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

Dizziness

Spots or acne

Increased sweating

Back pain

Tender breasts

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

Vaginal dryness

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