09/07/2021

Depo-Provera

Injection

2/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
6 - 12 months
Had children
No
Height
5'7"/170cm
Weight
65kg - 70kg / 10st 3lb - 11st 0lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

Was very happy with it especially not having to think about it however then I gained 10kg within 5 months which was a shock because I had never had weight gain. Increased hunger and started to get problems with my breasts with weird purple patterns and pain with lumps. Except that I wish It would have worked for me because it was so practical And helped with my skin

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Somewhat negatively
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
Stopped periods
Sex drive
I don’t know / can’t tell

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

Better skin

Enlarged breasts

Tender breasts

Increased sweating

Vaginal discharge

Womb cramps

Impact after using

Mood
Somewhat negatively
Weight
No change
Periods
3-6 months
Sex drive
I don’t know / can’t tell

Headaches

Dizziness

Spots or acne

Tender breasts

Enlarged breasts

Increased sweating

Back pain

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

Experience after taking

Period still hasn’t come back properly! After 4 months started to bleed again and very painful

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