13/03/2021

Depo-Provera

Injection

2/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
3 - 5 years
Had children
No
Height
5'3"/160cm
Weight
70kg - 75kg / 11st 0lb - 11st 11lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

Weight gain, inconvenient injection site & lengthy withdrawal period.

Impact whilst taking

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

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Increased body hair

Back pain

Enlarged breasts

Thrush

Vaginal discharge

Vaginal dryness

Impact after using

Mood
Neutral - no change
Weight
I lost weight
Periods
6 - 12 months
Sex drive
Increased sex drive

No effects

Back pain

Vaginal dryness

Experience after taking

Lost a stone effortlessly. Would only return to Depo if absolutely necessary.

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