23/06/2021

Depo-Provera

Injection

3/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
12 - 18 months
Had children
No
Height
5'7"/170cm
Weight
50kg - 55kg / 7st 12lb - 8st 9lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

A few positives for me personally – I gained a healthy amount of weight and I don’t have to remember to take a pill everyday. No more mood swings or random intense feeling of sadness Negatives – terrible cystic acne in which I now have to see a dermatologist, vaginal dryness and I’m rarely interested in sex. Irregular bleeding whenever I am stressed.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Somewhat negatively
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
Spotting / light bleeding between periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

Migraines

Headaches

Dizziness

Spots or acne

Back pain

Increased body hair

High blood pressure

Tender breasts

Vaginal dryness

Thrush

Vaginal discharge

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