13/03/2021

Depo-Provera

Injection

1/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
12 - 18 months
Had children
No
Height
5'3"/160cm
Weight
70kg - 75kg / 11st 0lb - 11st 11lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

Bled every day for over 12 months. Gained over 50lbs in 12 months even after intense workouts daily and healthy diet. After month 6, I stopped feeling like myself as the anxiety was overwhelming. Lost my sex drive completely.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Very negatively
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
Irregular periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Spots or acne

Tender breasts

Better skin

High blood pressure

Enlarged breasts

Vaginal dryness

Impact after using

Mood
Somewhat positively
Weight
I lost weight
Periods
6 - 12 months
Sex drive
Increased sex drive

No effects

Tender breasts

Spots or acne

High blood pressure

Vaginal dryness

Experience after taking

Period took about 7 months to come back, the weight started melting off, the anxiety decreases, and my sex drive came back. Also, the spotting stopped after 2 months of not getting my next shot!

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